Readership: Scholars and students of ethics, political philosophy, the philosophy of international relations, and war/peace studies.
C. A. J. Coady, University of Melbourne
"Those who know Tony Coady's writing will find its customary qualities on display pellucid prose, philosophical intelligence, wit, and a fierce and impatient disdain for those who abuse the privileges of power or the requirements of rational argument... this elegant essay is a worthy addition to the literature" - David Archard, Contemporary Political Theory
1: Morality, moralism, and realism
2: Moralistic strictures and political reality-further quandaries
3: Concerning ideals
4: Engagement in evil: politics, dirty hands, and corruption
5: Politics and lying