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    [Book Review] Sharing Responsibility. [REVIEW]Larry May - 1994 - Ethics 104 (4):890-893.
    Are individuals responsible for the consequences of actions taken by their community? What about their community's inaction or its attitudes? In this innovative book, Larry May departs from the traditional Western view that moral responsibility is limited to the consequences of overt individual action. Drawing on the insights of Arendt, Jaspers, and Sartre, he argues that even when individuals are not direct participants, they share responsibility for various harms perpetrated by their communities.
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    Complicity: Ethics and Law for a Collective Age.Larry May - 2002 - Philosophical Review 111 (3):483-486.
    Christopher Kutz has written an excellent book: part metaphysics, part ethical theory, and part legal philosophy. The aim of the book, as is clear from the title, is to examine and defend the idea of complicity, that is, the responsibility of individuals for their participation in collective harms. While there has not been a lot of philosophical work on this topic, there has been some good work, and Kutz is responsive to most of it. But basically, this book strikes out (...)
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  3. Sharing Responsibility.Larry May - 1996 - University of Chicago Press.
    Are individuals responsible for the consequences of actions taken by their community? What about their community's inaction or its attitudes? In this innovative book, Larry May departs from the traditional Western view that moral responsibility is limited to the consequences of overt individual action. Drawing on the insights of Arendt, Jaspers, and Sartre, he argues that even when individuals are not direct participants, they share responsibility for various harms perpetrated by their communities.
     
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    Masculinity and Morality.Larry May - 2019 - Cornell University Press.
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    The Socially Responsive Self: Social Theory and Professional Ethics.Larry May - 1996 - University of Chicago Press.
    This book should prove provocative reading for philosophers, political scientists, social theorists, professionals of many stripes, and ethicists.
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    War Crimes and Just War.Larry May - 2007 - Cambridge University Press.
    Larry May argues that the best way to understand war crimes is as crimes against humanness rather than as violations of justice. He shows that in a deeply pluralistic world, we need to understand the rules of war as the collective responsibility of states that send their citizens into harm's way, as the embodiment of humanity, and as the chief way for soldiers to retain a sense of honour on the battlefield. Throughout, May demonstrates that the principle of humanness is (...)
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  7. Aggression and Crimes Against Peace.Larry May - 2008 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this volume, the third in his trilogy on the philosophical and legal aspects of war and conflict, Larry May locates a normative grounding for the crime of aggression - the only one of the three crimes charged at Nuremberg that is not currently being prosecuted - that is similar to that for crimes against humanity and war crimes. He considers cases from the Nuremberg trials, philosophical debates in the Just War tradition, and more recent debates about the International Criminal (...)
     
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    After War Ends: A Philosophical Perspective.Larry May - 2012 - Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: normative principles of jus post bellum; Part I. Retribution: 2. Grotius, sovereignty, and the indictment of Al Bashir; 3. Transitional justice and the Just War tradition; 4. War crimes trials during and after war; Part II. Reconciliation: 5. Reconciliation of warring parties; 6. Reconciliation and the rule of law; 7. Conflicting responsibilities to protect human rights; Part III. Rebuilding: 8. Responsibility to rebuild and collective responsibility; 9. Responsibility to rebuild as a limitation on initiating (...)
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  9. Collective Responsibility Five Decades of Debate in Theoretical and Applied Ethics.Larry May & Stacey Hoffman (eds.) - 1991 - Rowman & Littlefield.
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    Hobbesian Moral and Political Theory.Larry May - 1989 - Noûs 23 (4):560-561.
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  11. Contingent Pacifism: Revisiting Just War Theory.Larry May - 2015 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this, the first major philosophical study of contingent pacifism, Larry May offers a new account of pacifism from within the Just War tradition. Written in a non-technical style, the book features real-life examples from contemporary wars and applies a variety of approaches ranging from traditional pacifism and human rights to international law and conscientious objection. May considers a variety of thinkers and theories, including Hugo Grotius, Kant, Socrates, Seneca on restraint, Tertullian on moral purity, Erasmus's arguments against just war, (...)
     
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  12. Men in Groups: Collective Responsibility for Rape.Larry May & Robert Strikwerda - 1994 - Hypatia 9 (2):134 - 151.
    We criticize the following views: only the rapist is responsible since only he committed the act; no one is responsible since rape is a biological response to stimuli; everyone is responsible since men and women contribute to the rape culture; and patriarchy is responsible but no person or group. We then argue that, in some societies, men are collectively responsible for rape since most benefit from rape and most are similar to the rapist.
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    Crimes Against Humanity.Larry May - 2006 - Ethics and International Affairs 20 (3):349-352.
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    Vicarious Agency and Corporate Responsibility.Larry May - 1983 - Philosophical Studies 43 (1):69 - 82.
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  15. Global Justice and Due Process.Larry May - 2010 - Cambridge University Press.
    The idea of due process of law is recognised as the cornerstone of domestic legal systems, and in this book Larry May makes a powerful case for its extension to international law. Focussing on the procedural rights deriving from Magna Carta, such as the rights of habeas corpus and nonrefoulement, he examines the legal rights of detainees, whether at Guantanamo or in refugee camps. He offers a conceptual and normative account of due process within a general system of global justice, (...)
     
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    Symposia Papers: Collective Inaction and Shared Responsibility.Larry May - 1990 - Noûs 24 (2):269-277.
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    Hannah Arendt: Twenty Years Later.Larry May & Jerome Kohn (eds.) - 1997 - MIT Press.
    Now, twenty years later, this collection of fifteenessays brings her work into dialogue with those philosophical views that are at center stage today-- in critical theory, communitarianism, virtue theory, and feminism.
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    Crimes Against Humanity: A Normative Account. [REVIEW]Larry May - 2006 - Social Theory and Practice 32 (1):155-163.
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    Male Friendship and Intimacy.Robert A. Strikwerda & Larry May - 1992 - Hypatia 7 (3):110-125.
    Our primary focus is the concept of intimacy, especially in the context of adult American male relationships. We begin with an examination of comradeship, a nonintimate form of friendship, then develop an account of the nature and value of intimacy in friendship. We follow this with discussions of obstacles to intimacy and of Aristotle's views. In the final section, we discuss the process of men attaining intimacy.
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    Humanity, International Crime, and the Rights of Defendants.Larry May - 2006 - Ethics and International Affairs 20 (3):373-382.
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    Harming Women as a Group.Marilyn A. Friedman & Larry May - 1985 - Social Theory and Practice 11 (2):207-234.
  22. The Cambridge Handbook of the Just War.Larry May (ed.) - 2017 - Cambridge University Press.
    What makes a war just? What makes a specific weapon, strategy, or decision in war just? The tradition of Just War Theory has provided answers to these questions since at least 400 AD, yet each shift in the weapons and strategies of war poses significant challenges to Just War Theory. This book assembles renowned scholars from around the world to reflect on the most pressing problems and questions in Just War Theory, and engages with all three stages of war: jus (...)
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    State Aggression, Collective Liability, and Individual Mens Rea.Larry May - 2006 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 30 (1):309-324.
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    War Crimes and Just War.Larry May - 2008 - Journal of Military Ethics 7 (4):317-319.
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    Complicity and the Rwandan Genocide.Larry May - 2010 - Res Publica 16 (2):135-152.
    The Rwandan genocide of 1994 occurred due to widespread complicity. I will argue that complicity can be the basis for legal liability, even for criminal liability, if two conditions are met. First, the person’s actions or inactions must be causally efficacious at least in the sense that had the person not committed these actions or inactions the harm would have been made significantly less likely to occur. Second, the person must know that her actions or inactions risk contributing to a (...)
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    Killing Naked Soldiers: Distinguishing Between Combatants and Noncombatants.Larry May - 2005 - Ethics and International Affairs 19 (3):39-53.
    The categories of "civilian" or "soldier,” “combatant" or “noncombatant,” are thought to be stable. Yet, the case of the naked soldier taking a bath challenges such stability in a way that illustrates the serious conceptual and normative problems with identifying such social groups.
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    Contingent Pacifism and Selective Refusal.Larry May - 2012 - Journal of Social Philosophy 43 (1):1-18.
  28. Applied Ethics: A Multicultural Approach.Larry May, Shari Collins-Chobanian & Kai Wong (eds.) - 2001 - Prentice-Hall.
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    The International Community, Solidarity and the Duty to Aid.Larry May - 2007 - Journal of Social Philosophy 38 (1):185–203.
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  30. Suffer the Little Children.Hugh LaFollette & Larry May - 1995 - In William Aiken Hugh LaFollette (ed.), World Hunger and Morality. Prentice-Hall.
    Children are the real victims of world hunger: at least 70% of the malnourished people of the world are children. By best estimates forty thousand children a day die of starvation (FAO 1989: 5). Children do not have the ability to forage for themselves, and their nutritional needs are exceptionally high. Hence, they are unable to survive for long on their own, especially in lean times. Moreover, they are especially susceptible to diseases and conditions which are the staple of undernourished (...)
     
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    Insensitivity and Moral Responsibility.Larry May - 1992 - Journal of Value Inquiry 26 (1):7-22.
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    Fatherhood and Nurturance.Larry May & Robert Strikwerda - 1991 - Journal of Social Philosophy 22 (2):28-39.
  33. Applied Ethics: A Multicultural Approach.Larry May & Jill B. Delston (eds.) - 2015 - Routledge.
    This best-selling text continues to fill an existing gap in the literature taught in applied ethics courses. As a growing number of courses that include the perspectives of diverse cultures are being added to the university curriculum, texts are needed that represent more multicultural and diverse histories and backgrounds. This new edition enhances gender coverage, as nearly half of the pieces are now authored by women. The new edition also increases the percentage of pieces written by those who come from (...)
     
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    Jus Post Bellum and Transitional Justice.Larry May & Edenberg Elizabeth (eds.) - 2013 - Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    This collection of essays brings together jus post bellum and transitional justice theorists to explore the legal and moral questions that arise at the end of war and in the transition to less oppressive regimes. Transitional justice and jus post bellum share in common many concepts that will be explored in this volume. In both transitional justice and jus post bellum, retribution is crucial. In some contexts criminal trials will need to be held, and in others truth commissions and other (...)
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  35. Limiting Leviathan: Hobbes on Law and International Affairs.Larry May - 2013 - Oxford University Press.
    Thomas Hobbes wrote extensively about law, was strongly influenced by legal debates, and is considered by many to be one of the first legal positivists. Larry May presents the first book in English on Hobbes's legal philosophy, offering a new interpretation of Hobbes's views about the connections among law, politics, and morality.
     
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    Collective Responsibility, Honor, and the Rules of War.Larry May - 2005 - Journal of Social Philosophy 36 (3):289–304.
  37. Morality, Just Post Bellum and International Law.Larry May & Andrew Forcehimes (eds.) - 2012 - Cambridge University Press.
    This collection of essays brings together some of the leading legal, political and moral theorists to discuss the normative issues that arise when war concludes and when a society strives to regain peace. In the transition from war, mass atrocity or a repressive regime, how should we regard the idea of democracy and human rights? Should regimes be toppled unless they are democratic or is it sufficient that these regimes are less repressive than before? Are there moral reasons for thinking (...)
     
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    Morality, Jus Post Bellum, and International Law.Larry May & Andrew Forcehimes (eds.) - 2012 - Cambridge University Press.
    Leading legal, political and moral theorists discuss the normative issues that arise when war concludes and when a society strives to regain peace.
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    On Conscience.Larry May - 1983 - American Philosophical Quarterly 20 (1):57 - 67.
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    Hobbes's Contract Theory.Larry May - 1980 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 18 (2):195-207.
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    Rethinking Masculinity: Philosophical Explorations in Light of Feminism.Larry May & Robert Strikwerda (eds.) - 1992 - Rowman & Littlefield.
    This fascinating collection of articles offers thoughtful reflections on issues of masculinity too often neglected in feminist philosophy.
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    Challenging Medical Authority The Refusal of Treatment by Christian Scientists.Larry May - 1995 - Hastings Center Report 25 (1):15-21.
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    War: Essays in Political Philosophy.Larry May (ed.) - 2008 - Cambridge University Press.
    War has been a key topic of speculation and theorising ever since the invention of philosophy in classical antiquity. This anthology brings together the work of distinguished contemporary political philosophers and theorists who address the leading normative and conceptual issues concerning war. The book is divided into three parts: initiating war, waging war, and ending war. The contributors aim to provide a comprehensive introduction to each of these main areas of dispute concerning war. Each essay is an original contribution to (...)
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    The International Community, Solidarity and the Duty to Aid.Larry May - 2007 - Journal of Social Philosophy 38 (1):185-203.
  45. Universal Human Rights: Moral Order in a Divided World.Larry May, Kenneth Henley, Alistair Macleod, Rex Martin, David Duquette, Lucinda Peach, Helen Stacy, William Nelson, Steven Lee, Stephen Nathanson & Jonathan Schonsheck (eds.) - 2005 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Universal Human Rights brings new clarity to the important and highly contested concept of universal human rights. This collection of essays explores the foundations of universal human rights in four sections devoted to their nature, application, enforcement, and limits, concluding that shared rights help to constitute a universal human community, which supports local customs and separate state sovereignty. The eleven contributors to this volume demonstrate from their very different perspectives how human rights can help to bring moral order to an (...)
     
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    Philosophers and Political Responsibility.Larry May - 1989 - Social Research 56.
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    Paternalism and Self-Interest.Larry May - 1980 - Journal of Value Inquiry 14 (3-4):195-216.
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    Introduction.Larry May & Raimo Tuomela - 2007 - Journal of Social Philosophy 38 (3):365–368.
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    Crimes Against Humanity.Larry May - 2006 - Social Theory and Practice 32 (1):155-163.
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    Sexuality, Masculinity, and Confession.Larry May & James Bohman - 1997 - Hypatia 12 (1):138 - 154.
    The practice of confessing one's sexual sins has historically provided boys and men with mixed messages. Engaging in coercive sex is publicly condemned; yet it is treated as not significantly different from other transgressions that can be easily forgiven. We compare Catholic confessional practices to those of psychoanalytically oriented male writers on masculinity. We argue that the latter is no more justifiable than the former, and propose a progressive confessional mode for discussing male sexuality.
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