James Sterba on Just War Theory, Iraq, and Terrorism
James Sterba is a member of the University of Notre Dame’s
Department of Philosophy and a founding faculty fellow of the Joan
B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. According to
Ron Hirschbein, director of The Peace Institute at CSU, Chico, Sterba
is considered a leading authority on just war theory and terrorism.
As a President’s Visiting Scholar, Sterba will present “The
War in Iraq: A Moral Assessment,” Oct. 20 at 7 PM
in PAC 134. A reception in Trinity 100 will immediately follow the
Sterba has published 24 books, including Terrorism and International
Justice (Oxford University Press, 2003), a collection of essays
by prominent philosophers and political thinkers on the ethical
and political issues of the post-9/11 world. Sterba will discuss
“Terrorism: What It Is, and What We Should Be Doing About
It,” Oct. 21 at 4 PM, in Trinity 100.