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Foreword: The Tyranny of Terror: Is Torture Inevitable in Our Century and Beyond?, Ariel Dorfman Acknowledgments 1. Contemplating Torture: An Introduction, Sanford Levinson Part I: Philosophical Considerations 2. Torture, Henry Shue 3. Political Action: The Problem of Dirty Hands, Michael Walzer 4. Reflection on the Problem of "Dirty Hands", Jean Bethke Elshtain Part II: Torture as Practiced 5. The Legal History of Torture, John H. Langbein 6. American Interrogation: From Torture to Trickery, Jerome H. Skolnick 7. The Mental State of Torturers: Argentina's Dirty War, Mark Osiel Part III: Contemporary Attempts to Abolish Torture through Law 8. Escalation and Necessity: Defining Torture at Home and Abroad, John T. Parry 9. Judgment Concerning the Legality of the General Security Service's Interrogation Methods, Supreme Court of Israel 10. Can the War against Terror Justify the Use of Force in Interrogations? Reflections in Light of the Israeli Experience, Miriam Gur-Arye 11. The Promise and Limits of the International Law of Torture, Oona A. Hathaway 12. The European Convention on Human Rights and Its Prohibition on Torture, Fionnuala Ni Aolain 13. The Prohibition on Torture and the Limits of the Law, Oren Gross Part IV: Reflections on the Post-September 11 Debate about Legalizing Torture 14. Tortured Reasoning, Alan Dershowitz 15. Five Errors in the Reasoning of Alan Dershowitz, Elaine Scarry 16. Torture, Terrorism, and Interrogation, Richard A. Posner 17. Loose Professionalism, or Why Lawyers Take the Lead on Torture, Richard H. Weisberg Contributors Index
Oxford University Press; January 2004
326 pages; ISBN 9780198038573
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