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Does the End Justify the Means?  Analyzing Robespierre’s Rationale for Terror

Does the End Justify the Means? Analyzing Robespierre’s Rationale for Terror

Two quotes are relevant to our discussion and understanding of the TERROR during the french revolution: “By any means necessary” and “does the end justify the means?” ¬†Both of these quotes contain within them assumptions about ethical systems. ¬†They both presume that if the outcome […]