The Resource Killing in war, Jefferson McMahan

Killing in war, Jefferson McMahan

Label
Killing in war
Title
Killing in war
Statement of responsibility
Jefferson McMahan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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McMahan, Jeff
Index
index present
LC call number
U22
LC item number
.M394 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Uehiro series in practical ethics
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  • War
  • Combat
  • Military ethics
  • Conscientious objection
  • Responsibility
Label
Killing in war, Jefferson McMahan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [236]-245) and index
Contents
The morality of participation in an unjust war -- The doctrine of the moral equality of combatants -- The traditional criterion of liability to attack in war -- Can unjust combatants satisfy the principles of Jus in Bello? -- The basis of moral liability to attack in war -- Arguments for the moral equality of combatants -- Justification and liability -- Consent -- The boxing match model of war -- The gladiatorial combat model of war -- Hypothetical consent -- The epistemic argument -- Institutions as sources of justification -- The duty to defer to the epistemic authority of the government -- The duty to sustain the efficient functioning of just institutions -- Fairness to fellow participants -- The collectivist approach to the morality of war -- Transferred responsibility -- Symmetrical disobedience -- Conscientious refusal -- Excuses -- Sources of allegiance to the moral equality of combatants -- The conflation of morality and law -- The conflation of permission and excuse -- Excusing conditions for unjust combatants -- Duress -- Epistemic limitation -- Diminished responsibility -- Skepticism about excusing unjust combatants -- Consistency -- Are unjust combatants excused by epistemic limitations? -- Liability and the limits of self-defense -- Different types of threat -- The relevance of excuses to killing in self-defense -- Culpable threats -- Partially excused threats -- Excused threats and innocent threats -- Nonresponsible threats -- Justified threats and just threats -- Liability to defensive attack -- The moral status of unjust combatants -- Liability and punishment -- The relevance of excuses to the distribution of risk -- Child soldiers -- Civilian immunity and civilian liability -- The moral and legal foundations of civilian immunity -- The possible bases of civilian liability -- Civilian liability to lesser and collateral harms -- Can civilians be liable to intentional military attack? -- Civilian liability and terrorism
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 250 p.
Isbn
9780199548668
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20090088 07
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226360128
  • (OCoLC)226360128
Label
Killing in war, Jefferson McMahan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [236]-245) and index
Contents
The morality of participation in an unjust war -- The doctrine of the moral equality of combatants -- The traditional criterion of liability to attack in war -- Can unjust combatants satisfy the principles of Jus in Bello? -- The basis of moral liability to attack in war -- Arguments for the moral equality of combatants -- Justification and liability -- Consent -- The boxing match model of war -- The gladiatorial combat model of war -- Hypothetical consent -- The epistemic argument -- Institutions as sources of justification -- The duty to defer to the epistemic authority of the government -- The duty to sustain the efficient functioning of just institutions -- Fairness to fellow participants -- The collectivist approach to the morality of war -- Transferred responsibility -- Symmetrical disobedience -- Conscientious refusal -- Excuses -- Sources of allegiance to the moral equality of combatants -- The conflation of morality and law -- The conflation of permission and excuse -- Excusing conditions for unjust combatants -- Duress -- Epistemic limitation -- Diminished responsibility -- Skepticism about excusing unjust combatants -- Consistency -- Are unjust combatants excused by epistemic limitations? -- Liability and the limits of self-defense -- Different types of threat -- The relevance of excuses to killing in self-defense -- Culpable threats -- Partially excused threats -- Excused threats and innocent threats -- Nonresponsible threats -- Justified threats and just threats -- Liability to defensive attack -- The moral status of unjust combatants -- Liability and punishment -- The relevance of excuses to the distribution of risk -- Child soldiers -- Civilian immunity and civilian liability -- The moral and legal foundations of civilian immunity -- The possible bases of civilian liability -- Civilian liability to lesser and collateral harms -- Can civilians be liable to intentional military attack? -- Civilian liability and terrorism
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 250 p.
Isbn
9780199548668
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20090088 07
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226360128
  • (OCoLC)226360128

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