Ethics, security, and the war-machine : the true cost of the military (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Ethics, security, and the war-machine : the true cost of the military

Author: Ned Dobos
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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If pacifists are correct in thinking that war is always unjust, then it follows that we ought to eliminate the possibility and temptation of ever engaging in it; we should not build war-making capacity, and if we already have, then demilitarization-or military abolition-would seem to be the appropriate course to take. On the other hand, if war is sometimes justified, as many believe, then it must be permissible to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ned Dobos
ISBN: 019886051X 9780198860518
OCLC Number: 1128195631
Description: vi, 173 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1: Introduction2: Military Conditioning and Moral Damage3: The Coup Risk4: The Danger of Fear-Induced Aggression5: Cognitive Bias and the Misuse of Military Power6: Martial Values in Civilian LifeConcluding RemarksEpilogue: Towards "Post-Military Defence"?
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This book addresses the question of when (if ever) and why (if at all) it is justifiable for a polity to prepare for war by militarizing. In doing so it highlights the ways in which a civilian  Read more...

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