The Moral Singularity of Military Professionalism

Abstract
Neither M. Walzer's collectivist conception of the "moral equality" of combatants, nor its antithetical individualist conceptions of responsibility are compatible with the ethos of military professionalism and its conception(s) of the responsibility of military professionals for service in an unjust war.
Keywords professionalism  moral equality of combatants  responsibility  collectivism  obedience  loyalty  conscience  war conventions  military  civilian control
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