NAJ Taylor

NAJ Taylor

N.A.J. Taylor researches and writes about violent and non-violent harm in world politics, particularly in relation to arms control and modern warfare.

N.A.J. Taylor reviews 'The Problem of Harm in World Politics: Theoretical Investigations' by Andrew Linklater

June 2012, no. 342 22 May 2012
N.A.J. Taylor reviews 'The Problem of Harm in World Politics: Theoretical Investigations' by Andrew Linklater
Violent and non-violent harm is endured, inflicted, and internalised by all people at different times, and to varying degrees. It was Cicero who is believed to have first posited that the main obligation human beings have is to refrain from harming one another, and that any unnecessary act of doing so renders that person an enemy of the human race. ... (read more)