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Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and Theory

James M. Dubik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168296
eISBN:
9780813168432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168296.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Recent military conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq have reminded Americans that war is a multidimensional phenomenon involving much more than tangible considerations such as technology, logistics, and ... More


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


Classifying Military Personnel as a Vulnerable Population

Efthimios Parasidis

in Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027465
eISBN:
9780262320825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027465.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The U.S. military has a long and checkered history of research involving human subjects. Although federal guidelines and military directives provide service members with procedural safeguards, the ... More


The Robot Dogs of War

Deane-Peter Baker

in Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Re-Examining the Law and Ethics of Robotic Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197546048
eISBN:
9780197546079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546048.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The prospect of robotic warriors striding the battlefield has, somewhat unsurprisingly, been shaped by perceptions drawn from science fiction. While illustrative, such comparisons are largely ... More


Valor’s Vices: Against a State Duty to Risk Forces in Armed Conflict

Peter Margulies

in Counterinsurgency Law: New Directions in Asymmetric Warfare

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199941445
eISBN:
9780190260170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199941445.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the supposed duty to risk state forces in armed conflicts when, for example, a state chooses to use air power to minimize risk to its own troops. It begins with an overview of ... More


Drone Warfare and Military Ethics

Martin L. Dr. Cook

in Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258058
eISBN:
9780226258195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258195.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the use of drone technology from the perspective of professional military ethics, asking when and how drone use is consistent with achieving legitimate and ethically permissible ... More


Toward a Positive Statement of Ethical Principles for Military AI

Jai Galliott

in Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Re-Examining the Law and Ethics of Robotic Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197546048
eISBN:
9780197546079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546048.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter responds to the interesting lack of formal movement by states toward the development of practical ethical frameworks for military applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Despite ... More


Empirical Data on Attitudes Toward Autonomous Systems

Jai Galliott, Bianca Baggiarini, and Sean Rupka

in Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Re-Examining the Law and Ethics of Robotic Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197546048
eISBN:
9780197546079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546048.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Combat automation, enabled by rapid technological advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning, is a guiding principle in the conduct of war today. Yet, empirical data on the impact ... More


Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Re-Examining the Law and Ethics of Robotic Warfare

Jai Galliott, Duncan MacIntosh, and Jens David Ohlin (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197546048
eISBN:
9780197546079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546048.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The question of whether new rules or regulations are required to govern, restrict, or even prohibit the use of autonomous weapons systems has been the subject of debate for the better part of a ... More


Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare

Fritz Allhoff, Adam Henschke, and Bradley Jay Strawser (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190221072
eISBN:
9780190221102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190221072.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Philosophical and ethical discussions of warfare are often tied to emerging technologies and techniques. Today we are presented with what many believe is a radical shift in the nature of war—the ... More


Fire and Forget: A Moral Defense of the Use of Autonomous Weapons Systems in War and Peace

Duncan MacIntosh

in Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Re-Examining the Law and Ethics of Robotic Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197546048
eISBN:
9780197546079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546048.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Setting aside the military advantages offered by Autonomous Weapons Systems for a moment, international debate continues to feature the argument that the use of lethal force by “killer robots” ... More


The Deaths of Combatants: Superfluous Injury and Unnecessary Suffering in Contemporary Warfare

Michael L Gross

in Weighing Lives in War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198796176
eISBN:
9780191837272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796176.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Although there are few restrictions on killing combatants, the contemporary law of war bans weapons that cause superfluous injury and unnecessary suffering. Because military necessity and ... More


Introduction: The Moral Limits of Asymmetric Killing

Neil C. Renic

in Asymmetric Killing: Risk Avoidance, Just War, and the Warrior Ethos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198851462
eISBN:
9780191886065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851462.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter sets out the scope of the analysis to be covered in the book. It introduces the subject of radical asymmetry, clarifies the theoretical and empirical dimensions of the ... More


Autonomous Weapons and Reactive Attitudes

Jens David Ohlin

in Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Re-Examining the Law and Ethics of Robotic Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197546048
eISBN:
9780197546079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546048.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The discourse surrounding Autonomous Weapons Systems (AWS) should encourage deeper consideration of how perceptions and reactive attitudes toward AWS could evolve in such a way to no longer reflect ... More


Reciprocity and the Warrior Ethos

Neil C. Renic

in Asymmetric Killing: Risk Avoidance, Just War, and the Warrior Ethos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198851462
eISBN:
9780191886065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851462.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter locates the role of reciprocal risk within the warrior ethos. It first outlines that exposure to personal, physical risk has long been regarded as a key element in the ethos-based ... More


War Crimes: Causes, Excuses, and Blame

Matthew Talbert and Jessica Wolfendale

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190675875
eISBN:
9780190675905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675875.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In 2005, US Marines killed 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians in the town of Haditha. How should we assess the perpetrators of this and other war crimes? Is it unfair to blame the Marines because they were ... More


Law and Morality at War

Adil Ahmad Haque

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687398
eISBN:
9780191767180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687398.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book integrates legal analysis and moral philosophy. It seeks to defend, interpret, implement, and reform the law of armed conflict. It argues that the law of armed conflict should provide ... More


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