David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Philosophia 34 (1):75-84 (2006)
The purpose of the present document is to briefly present principles that constitute a new doctrine within the sphere of <span class='Hi'>Military</span> <span class='Hi'>Ethics</span>: The Just War Doctrine of Fighting Terror.The doctrine has been developed by a team we have headed at the Israel Defense Force (IDF) College of National Defense. However, the work has been done on the general levels of moral, ethical and legal considerations that should guide a democratic state when it faces terrorist activities committed against its citizens. Accordingly, the proposed principles are meant to be justified and practically applicable under any parallel circumstances. Moreover, those principles are intended to be universal in the sense that the justification of none of them rests on any particular stance with respect to the desired solution of the conflict under consideration.
|Keywords||Military ethics Fighting terror Just War Doctrine Self-defense Military necessity Principles Distinction Proportionality Israel|
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