"...offers a major theoretical contribution to the study of international ethics....Frost's work is one of those rare works which is ambitious theoretically and provides responses to some pressing concrete problems, all the while opening up fruitful areas for further thought....one of the most important recent works on ethics and world affairs." American Political Science Review
"This is a thorough discussion and may be useful course material." Ethics
Most questions commonly asked about international politics are ethical ones. Yet, ethics is accorded a marginal position within the academic study of international relations. This text examines the reasons given for this, and evaluates those ethical theories that do exist within the discipline.