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Published: 03 January 2019

184 Pages


ISBN: 9780190675875

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War Crimes

Causes, Excuses, and Blame

Matthew Talbert and Jessica Wolfendale

  • Draws on work from sociology, psychology, law, philosophy, and anthropology
  • Proposes an original theory of the causes of war crimes, with emphasis on the ways in which military personnel make sense of their participation in war crimes
  • Offers new insights into the psychology of war crimes and how war crimes might be prevented in the future
  • Applies a philosophical theory of moral responsibility to an important and challenging real-world context

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