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War without Virtue?

Robert Sparrow

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/9780199926121.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

A number of recent and influential accounts of military ethics have argued that there exists a distinctive “role morality” for members of the armed services—a “warrior code.” A “good warrior” is a ... More


The Indies, Value, and Wealth

in New World Gold: Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226856186
eISBN:
9780226856193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226856193.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Due to the Spanish crown's overconfident reliance on New World treasures, a system of loans emerged that, after the first bankruptcy of 1557, transformed into long-term securities made available to ... More


The Mournful Warrior

Marc LiVecche

in The Good Kill: Just War and Moral Injury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197515808
eISBN:
9780197515839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515808.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 5 defends against the challenge that the attitudinal requirements the just war tradition demands of just warriors are so severe as to be impracticable in actual combat, thus rendering moral ... More


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