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Killing by Remote Control: The Ethics of an Unmanned Military

Bradley Jay Strawser (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199926121
eISBN:
9780199345656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926121.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

A new powerful military weapon has appeared in the skies of world and with it a new form of warfare has quickly emerged bringing with it a host of pressing ethical questions and issues. This book ... More


Drones and Targeted Killing: Angels or Assassins?

David Whetham

in Killing by Remote Control: The Ethics of an Unmanned Military

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199926121
eISBN:
9780199345656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926121.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Targeted killing is a highly contentious subject and, although the term has been around for some time, is becoming increasingly associated with the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Is targeted ... More


Targeting Al Qaeda: Law and Morality in the US “War on Terror”

Andrew Altman

in The Ethics of War: Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199376148
eISBN:
9780199376162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376148.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The killing of high-profile terrorist targets has generated considerable ethical and legal debate. On one side are those who see such killings as summary executions that violate the legal and moral ... More


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