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Part III—Conclusions

Yuval Ginbar

in Why Not Torture Terrorists?: Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the "Ticking Bomb" Justification for Torture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199540914
eISBN:
9780191716256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540914.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter concludes Part III, which examines four models of legalized torture. Neither Israel nor the USA have succeeded in limiting torture to ticking bomb situations (or to high value ... More


What Should We Do about Torture?

James Griffin

in Ethics and Humanity: Themes from the Philosophy of Jonathan Glover

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195325195
eISBN:
9780199776412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325195.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter attempts to clarify the claim that there should be an absolute prohibition against torture. To clarify the claim, it is important to have a clear understanding of what we mean by ... More


Legal Responses to Torture

Matthew H. Kramer

in Torture and Moral Integrity: A Philosophical Enquiry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198714200
eISBN:
9780191782664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714200.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores how legal systems should respond to the perpetration of torture by public officials or private individuals. It begins with a lengthy critique of Alan Dershowitz's proposal for ... More


Ex Ante and Ex Post Justifications

Fritz Allhoff

in Terrorism, Ticking Time-Bombs, and Torture: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226014838
eISBN:
9780226014821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226014821.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter concerns the legislative and judicial pragmatics of torture. In particular, if torture can be justified in exceptional cases, how should it be procedurally authorized? In the literature, ... More


Part III—Introduction

Yuval Ginbar

in Why Not Torture Terrorists?: Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the "Ticking Bomb" Justification for Torture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199540914
eISBN:
9780191716256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540914.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter introduces Part III, examining four models of legalized torture. It focuses on each model's legal aspects, but their practical ones are also addressed in order to assess the extent to ... More


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