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Published: 09 May 2019

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780190872045

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The Mechanics of Claims and Permissible Killing in War

Alec D. Walen

  • Offers the most complete development to date of a new and comprehensive account of moral rights
  • Explains why the standard model of rights, according to which more stringent rights or a lesser evil can justify infringing rights is substantively implausible
  • Defends the unintuitive claim that it is easier to justify intentionally killing an innocent threat than killing an innocent bystander as a side effect

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