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Internecine War Killings

Abstract:

In his recent book Killing in War, McMahan develops a powerful argument for the view that soldiers on opposite sides of a conflict are not morally on a par once the war has started: whether they have the right to kill depends on the justness of their war. In line with just war theory in general, McMahan scrutinizes the ethics of killing the enemy. In this article, I accept McMahan's account, but bring it to bear on the entirely neglected, but nevertheless interesting, issue of what the milita...

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Publisher copy:
10.1017/S0953820812000076

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Journal:
UTILITAS
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Pages:
214-236
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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EISSN:
1741-6183
ISSN:
0953-8208
URN:
uuid:5233b5a7-fdc8-4fb2-9795-9ef7ae199e28
Source identifiers:
195680
Local pid:
pubs:195680
Language:
English

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