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  1. Military Ethics and Virtues: An Interdisciplinary Approach for the 21st Century.Peter Olsthoorn - 2010 - Routledge.
    This book examines the role of military virtues in today's armed forces. -/- Although long-established military virtues, such as honor, courage and loyalty, are what most armed forces today still use as guiding principles in an effort to enhance the moral behavior of soldiers, much depends on whether the military virtues adhered to by these militaries suit a particular mission or military operation. Clearly, the beneficiaries of these military virtues are the soldiers themselves, fellow-soldiers, and (...)
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    Military Ethics: The Dutch Approach: A Practical Guide.Ted van Baarda & Désirée Verweij (eds.) - 2006 - Martinus Nijhoff.
    This collection is a unique joint venture of teachers in, and practitioners of military ethics.
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  3. Military Ethics of Fighting Terror: Principles.Asa Kasher & Amos Yadlin - 2006 - Philosophia 34 (1):75-84.
    The purpose of the present document is to briefly present principles that constitute a new doctrine within the sphere of Military Ethics : The Just War Doctrine of Fighting Terror.The doctrine has been developed by a team we have headed at the Israel Defense Force 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 (...)
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    Military Ethics: What Everyone Needs to Know.George R. Lucas - 2016 - Oxford University Press USA.
    What significance does "ethics" have for the men and women serving in the military forces of nations around the world? What core values and moral principles collectively guide the members of this "military profession?" This book explains these essential moral foundations, along with "just war theory," international relations, and international law. The ethical foundations that define the "Profession of Arms" have developed over millennia from the shared moral values, unique role responsibilities, and occasional reflection by individual members (...)
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    Military Ethics of Fighting Terror: An Israeli Perspective.Asa Kasher & Amos Yadlin - 2005 - Journal of Military Ethics 4 (1):3-32.
    The present paper is devoted to a detailed presentation of a new Military Ethics doctrine of fighting terror. It is proposed as an extension of the classical Just War Theory, which has been meant to apply to ordinary international conflicts. Since the conditions of a fight against terror are essentially different from the conditions that are assumed to hold in the classical war (military) paradigm or in the law enforcement (police) paradigm, a third model is needed. The (...)
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    Military Ethics: Guidelines for Peace and War.Nicholas Fotion & Gerard Elfstrom - 1986 - London, UK: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
    Forfatterne søger at opstille et etisk system for anvendelse af militære magtmidler, såvel i fred som under krig, byggende på normer, som efter erfaringen ...
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  7. Military Ethics: An Introduction with Case Studies.Stephen Coleman - 2012 - Oup Usa.
    This book provides an introduction to the real-life ethical issues faced by those serving in modern military forces. With its focus on the practical problems facing those in positions of command, it is of particular relevance to prospective military officers at military academies. The book is also appropriate for Ethics of War and Military Ethics courses at non-military undergraduate programs in philosophy and ethics. The book includes more than fifty specially selected case (...)
     
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  8. Military Ethics and Professionalism: A Collection of Essays.James Brown & Michael J. Collins (eds.) - 1981 - Supt. Of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., Distributor].
    This book brings together a collection of authors who approach a single issue, military ethics and professionalism, from very different directions. Although each essay focuses on a different aspect, one senses a common frustration that something has been lost or changed and that the present situation is unsatisfactory.
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  9. Military Ethics – Goals, Perspectives and New Paradigms Towards Humanity.Lukáš Švaňa - 2013 - Ethics and Bioethics (in Central Europe) 3 (3-4):189-200.
    The paper proposes and confronts some of the essential problems in the field of military ethics. It primarily focuses on its goals, perspectives and its use in practice. Just war theory and ethics of social consequences are used as two possible methodological approaches in dealing with these issues and in revealing the most fundamental answers in times of wars and conflicts. The article also presents the idea of the inevitability of implementing military ethics and all (...)
     
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    Military Ethics.C. A. J. Coady & Igor Primoratz (eds.) - 2008 - Ashgate Pub. Co..
    Recent developments such as the 'new wars' or the growing privatisation of warfare, and the ever more sophisticated military technology, present the military with difficult ethical challenges. This book offers a selection of the best scholarly articles on military ethics published in recent decades. It gives a hearing to all the main ethical approaches to war: just war theory, consequentialism, and pacifism. Part I includes essays on justice of war (jus ad bellum), focussing on defence against (...)
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  11. Military Ethics in Professional Military Education - Revisited.Edwin R. Micewski & Hubert Annen (eds.) - 2005 - Peter Lang.
    The evolving nature of armed conflict, characterized by a new emphasis on crisis management and peace support, is bringing morality to the forefront of military leadership. The challenges of today's military operations place a new imperative upon Professional Military Education (PME) to maximize the quality of instruction on ethics in terms of both content and effectiveness. This volume presents the refined proceedings of two conferences of the European Forum on Military Pedagogy dealing with ethical issues (...)
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    Military Ethical Decision Making: The Effects of Option Choice and Perspective Taking on Moral Decision-Making Processes and Intentions.Megan M. Thompson, Tonya Hendriks & Ann-Renée Blais - 2018 - Ethics and Behavior 28 (7):578-596.
    We investigated the ethical decision-making processes and intentions of 151 military personnel responding to 1 of 2 ethical scenarios drawn from the deployment experiences of military commanders. For each scenario, option choice and perspective affected decision-making processes. Differences were also found between the 2 scenarios. Results add to the emerging literature concerning operational ethical conflicts and highlight the complexity and challenge that often accompanies operational ethics.
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    Military Ethics and Moral Blame Across Agency Lines.Chad W. Seagren - 2015 - Journal of Military Ethics 14 (2):177-193.
    ABSTRACTIn this article, I examine the extent to which military officers are morally responsible for the actions of others by virtue of shared membership in various groups. I argue that career military officers share membership in morally relevant groups that include their branch of service, Department of Defense and the entire Executive Branch of Government, and I outline the circumstances under which career officers bear moral culpability for the actions of members of this group. A number of implications (...)
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    Military Ethics of Fighting Terror: A Response to Kasher and Yadlin.M. B. Ramose - 2008 - Philosophia 36 (2):209-212.
    Asa Kasher and Amos Yadlin’s article is a penetrating and well argued presentation of the Israeli perspective on the military ethics of terror. It does not claim to be official Israeli policy. Yet, its philosophic theoretical exposition is evident in the Israeli practice of fighting terror. On this basis it is a practical guide to action inspired by a lucid, coherent and compelling theoretical argumentation.
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    Military Ethics and the Situationist Critique.Nathan L. Cartagena - 2017 - Journal of Military Ethics 16 (3-4):157-172.
    Many contributors to military ethics from diverse locations and philosophical perspectives maintain that virtues are central to martial theory and practice. Yet several contemporary philosophers and psychologists have recently challenged the empirical adequacy of this perspective. Their challenge is known as the situationist critique, a version of which asserts that: situational features rather than character traits such as virtues cause and explain human behavior, and ethical theories and development programs are empirically inadequate to the extent that they incorporate (...)
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    Military Ethics of Fighting Terror: Response.Asa Kasher & Amos Yadlin - 2005 - Journal of Military Ethics 4 (1):60-70.
    We are grateful to Professors Nick Fotion, Bashshar Haydar and David L. Perry for their illuminating discussions of our paper, ?Military ethics of fighting terror: An Israeli perspective?, published in the present issue of the Journal of Military Ethics. We also thank the editors of the Journal for allowing us to add the present response. Professors Fotion, Haydar and Perry raise many significant issues. We will, however, presently address just a few of them, leaving the discussion (...)
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    Military Ethics Education in Taiwan: A Multi-Channel Approach.Yi-Ming Yu - 2014 - Journal of Military Ethics 13 (4):350-362.
    Three methods for ethics instruction are used in Taiwanese military education: the ‘bag-of-virtues’, value-clarification and virtue-ethics methods. This article explains, analyzes and discusses each of these, thereby giving an introduction to how military ethics is taught – and thought of – within the Taiwanese military system. Recommendations are given for how to improve the parts of the system that do not seem to live up to the stated intentions.
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  18. Military Ethics: Some Lessons Learned From Manuel Davenport.J. Carl Ficarrotta - 2006 - Air and Space Power Journal (4):90-98.
    Originally presented to the Manuel Davenport Memorial Conference, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, on 15 September, 2001. In its present form the essay aims primarily to underscore Davenport's good example as a teacher of military ethics, to present several key and unique themes in his work, and to recommend his effective method for approaching problems of military ethics in general.
     
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    Military Ethics: Reflections on Principles-The Profession of Arms, Military Leadership, Ethical Practices, War and Morality, Educating the Citizen-Soldier.Malham M. Wakin, Kenneth H. Wenker & James Kempf (eds.) - 1987 - National Defense University Press.
    Manuel M. Davenport PROFESSIONALS OR HIRED GUNS? LOYALTIES ARE THE DIFFERENCE . In The Contemporary literature of professional ethics, two different ways of ...
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    Military Ethics Education and the Changing Nature of Warfare.Bojana Višekruna & Dragan Stanar - 2021 - Russian Journal of Philosophical Sciences 63 (11):145-157.
    This article analyzes two traditional approaches to teaching military ethics, aspirational and functionalist approach, in light of the existing technological development in the military. Introduction of new technological solutions to waging warfare that involve dehumanization, such as unmanned aerial vehicles, as well as employment of different technological tools to enhance humans participating in war and to improve military efficiency, not only bring to the surfaces the obviously existing weakness and inadequacies of the two traditional approaches to (...)
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  21. Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics.George R. Lucas (ed.) - 2015 - Routledge.
    The Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics is a comprehensive reference work that addresses concerns held in common by the military services of many nations. It attempts to discern both moral dilemmas and clusters of moral principles held in common by all practitioners of this profession, regardless of nation or culture. Comprising essays by contributors drawn from the four service branches as well as civilian academics specializing in this field, this handbook discusses the relationship of ethics in (...)
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  22. The Morality of Military Ethics Education.Roger Wertheimer - 2010 - In Empowering Our Military Conscience. Ashgate.
    Professional Military Ethics Education (PMEE) must transmit and promote military professionalism, so it must continuously.
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    Military Ethics and Leadership.Peter Olsthoorn - 2017 - Brill.
    Most books and articles still treat leadership and ethics as related though separate phenomena. This edited volume is an exception to that rule, and explicitly treats leadership and ethics as a single domain. Clearly, ethics is an aspect of leadership, and not a distinct approach that exists alongside other approaches to leadership. This holds especially true for the for the military, as it is one of the few organizations that can legitimately use violence. Military leaders (...)
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  24. Military Ethics: Guidelines for Peace and War.Nicholas Fotion & Gerard Elfstrom - 1987 - Philosophy 62 (241):401-403.
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    Issues in Military Ethics: To Support and Defend the Constitution.Martin L. Cook - 2013 - State University of New York Press.
    Reflections on, and analysis of, ethical issues facing military service in the United States.
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  26. Military Ethics and Medical Ethics.R. Nicholson - 2005 - Bulletin of Medical Ethics 210:20.
     
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    Military Ethics: An Introduction with Case Studies.Lt Col Wayne Beyer - 2013 - Journal of Military Ethics 12 (1):88-89.
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    Military Ethics: An Introduction with Case Studies/The Ethics of War and Peace: An Introduction.Lieutenant Colonel Chris Mayer - 2013 - Journal of Military Ethics 12 (2):197 - 199.
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    An Introduction to Military Ethics: A Reference Handbook.Bill Rhodes - 2009 - Praeger.
    Introduction : Ethics in the real world -- An overview of applied ethics for the military -- Just war thinking (JWT) in historical perspective -- Philosophical foundations of military ethics -- Jus ad bellum today -- Jus in bello today -- Adapting to contemporary challenges -- Cultural ethical issues -- Modern military identity.
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  30. Military Ethics and Business Ethics.David Perry - manuscript
    I'll begin by using the concept of a profession. A profession is granted legitimacy and autonomy by society, when society benefits from restricting membership in it to those who satisfy special criteria, which are typically established and regulated internally by members of the profession.
     
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  31. Military Ethics.Gerard Elfstrom - 2001 - In Encyclopedia of Ethics. New York, NY, USA: pp. 1093-7.
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    Military Ethics: An Introduction with Case Studies.Wayne Beyer - 2013 - Journal of Military Ethics 12 (1):88-89.
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    Military Ethics: Guidelines for Peace and War.James A. Stegenga - 1988 - Ethics 98 (3):607-609.
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    Military Ethics: Guidelines for Peace and War.Sterling Harwood - 1990 - Social Philosophy Today 3:438-439.
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    Doing Military Ethics with War Literature.Reed R. Bonadonna - 2008 - Journal of Military Ethics 7 (3):231-242.
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    Military Ethics: An Introduction with Case Studies/The Ethics of War and Peace: An Introduction.Chris Mayer - 2013 - Journal of Military Ethics 12 (2):197-199.
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    Towards a Humanitarian Military Ethics: Moral Autonomy, Integrity and Obligations in the British and German Armed Forces.Tomas Kucera - 2017 - Journal of Military Ethics 16 (1-2):20-37.
    Humanitarian operations may pose challenges to which armed forces prepared for warfighting seem rather ill-equipped. It is the aim of this article to examine in what way military ethics should be adapted to humanitarian tasks. Two ideal types of military ethics are defined here: warfighting and humanitarian. The warfighting ethic is supposed to maximise the utility of the military in war and combat and to that end utilises the virtues of loyalty and honour. In contrast, (...)
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    Military Ethics: Guidelines for Peace and War. [REVIEW]Sterling Harwood - 1990 - Social Philosophy Today 3:438-439.
  39. Intentions and Consequences in Military Ethics.Peter Olsthoorn - 2011 - Journal of Military Ethics 10 (2):81-93.
    Utilitarianism is the strand of moral philosophy that holds that judgment of whether an act is morally right or wrong, hence whether it ought to be done or not, is primarily based upon the foreseen consequences of the act in question. It has a bad reputation in military ethics because it would supposedly make military expedience override all other concerns. Given that the utilitarian credo of the greatest happiness for the greatest number is in fact agent-neutral, meaning (...)
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    Military Ethics.Amy Eckert - 2009 - Journal of Military Ethics 8 (4):307-309.
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    Military Ethics: Guidelines for Peace and War By Nicholas Fotion and Gerard Elfstrom London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986, Vii + 311 Pp., £15.95. [REVIEW]Anthony E. Hartle - 1987 - Philosophy 62 (241):401-.
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    New Wars and New Soldiers: Military Ethics in the Contemporary World.Paolo Tripodi & Jessica Wolfendale (eds.) - 2011 - Ashgate.
    Bringing together contributors from philosophy, international relations, security studies, and strategic studies, New Wars and New Soldiers offers a truly interdisciplinary analysis reflective of the nature of modern warfare. This comprehensive approach allows the reader to see the broad scope of modern military ethics, and to understand the numerous questions about modern conflict that require critical scrutiny. Aimed at both military and academic audiences, this paperback will be of significant interest to researchers and students in philosophy, sociology, (...)
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    The Army's Professional Military Ethic in an Era of Persistent Conflict.Don M. Snider - 2009 - Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College.
    This essay offers a proposal for the missing constructs and language with which we can more precisely think about and examine the Army's Professional Military ...
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    Kantian Thinking About Military Ethics.J. Carl Ficarrotta - 2010 - Ashgate.
    This is a collection of essays on various issues in military ethics, undertaken by the author in a broadly Kantian spirit.
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    The Parameters of Military Ethics.Lloyd J. Matthews & Dale E. Brown (eds.) - 1989 - Pergamon-Brassey's International Defense Publishers.
    Essays omhandlende den etiske dimension i det militære liv.
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  46. The Warrior, Military Ethics and Contemporary Warfare: Achilles Goes Asymmetrical.Pauline M. Kaurin - 2014 - Ashgate Pub. Company.
     
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    Issues in Military Ethics: To Support and Defend the Constitution.Martin Cook - 2014 - State University of New York Press.
    _Reflections on, and analysis of, ethical issues facing military service in the United States._.
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    To Serve with Honor: A Treatise on Military Ethics and the Way of the Soldier.Richard A. Gabriel - 1982 - Greenwood Press.
    To Serve With Honor should be required reading for all members of the officer corps of the United States military. Beyond that, it should be made required reading for all United States military academies, ROTC and officer candidate programs. This treatise on military ethics goes a long way in bridging the gap between the military and society's understanding of the military's ethical dilemma. It is a must for the student of military affairs. International (...)
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    Moral Dilemmas in a Military Context. A Case Study of a Train the Trainer Course on Military Ethics.Eva van Baarle, Jolanda Bosch, Guy Widdershoven, Desiree Verweij & Bert Molewijk - 2015 - Journal of Moral Education 44 (4):457-478.
    Moral competence is important for soldiers who have to deal with complex moral dilemmas in practice. However, openly dealing with moral dilemmas and showing moral competence is not always easy within the culture of a military organization. In this article, based on analysis of experiences during a train the trainer course on military ethics, we will describe the tensions between military and personal values on the one hand and the challenges related to showing moral competence on (...)
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    What Sticks? The Evaluation of a Train-the-Trainer Course in Military Ethics and its Perceived Outcomes.Eva van Baarle, Laura Hartman, Desiree Verweij, Bert Molewijk & Guy Widdershoven - 2017 - Journal of Military Ethics 16 (1-2):56-77.
    Ethics training has become a common phenomenon in the training of military professionals at all levels. However, the perceived outcomes of this training remain open. In this article, we analyze the experiences of course participants who were interviewed 6–12 months after they had participated in a train-the-trainer course in military ethics developed by the Faculty of Military Sciences of the Netherlands Defence Academy. Through qualitative inductive analysis, it is shown how participants evaluate the training, how (...)
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