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Published: 17 August 2017

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780198796176

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Weighing Lives in War

Edited by Jens David Ohlin, Larry May, and Claire Finkelstein

Ethics, National Security, and the Rule of Law

  • Evaluates whether modern warfare calls for a reconsideration of the weighing of lives of combatants and non-combatants
  • Combines contributions from philosophers and legal scholars, as well as military lawyers
  • Examines the scope and application of proportionality, necessity, and distinction

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