Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 October 2017

352 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198796183

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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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