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The ethics of self-defense

Author: Christian Coons; Michael Weber
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Series: Online access with subscription: University Press scholarship online (Oxford scholarship online)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The fifteen new essays collected in this volume address questions concerning the ethics of self-defense, most centrally when and to what extent the use of defensive force, especially lethal force, can be justified.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ethics of self-defense.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015027802
(OCoLC)920672172
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Coons; Michael Weber
ISBN: 9780190206116 019020611X 9780190206109 0190206101
OCLC Number: 951230055
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2016.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; The Ethics of Self-​Defense; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; 1. The Ethics of Self-​Defense: The Current Debate; 2. Recipe for a Theory of Self-​Defense: The Ingredients, and Some Cooking Suggestions; 3. The Moral-​Responsibility Account of Liability to Defensive Killing; 4. Defensive Liability Without Culpability; 5. Defense of Self and Others Against Culpable Rights Violators; 6. Causation, Culpability, and Liability; 7. Self-​Defense and Risks; 8. The Role of Necessity in Liability to Defensive Harm; 9. Necessity and Proportionality in Defense 10. The Limits of Self-​Defense11. Against Liability: A Reasons-​Based Account of Self-​Defense; 12. Forfeiture and Self-​Defense; 13. Stand Your Ground; 14. Necessity and Institutions in Self-​Defense and War; 15. Liability and the Ethics of War: A Response to Strawser and McMahan; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Online access with subscription: University Press scholarship online (Oxford scholarship online)
Responsibility: Christian Coons and Michael Weber.

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