The Moral Case For Drones

U.S. Drones

Some moral philosophers, political scientists and weapons specialists believe armed, unmanned aircraft offer marked moral advantages over almost any other tool of warfare.

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  • Counting the Cost of Boris Nemtsov's Death - Moscow Times
    ... including an increasing number that point to the moral degeneracy of ... But somehow it seems that the "Nemtsov case" is one of those that ...
    03/2/2015 - 5:34 am | View Link
  • Conservatism as Counterculture - National Review
    Could I help them make the case for international giving? ... is a perfect dissociation from the American past, and thus a new moral legitimacy — ...
    03/2/2015 - 4:39 am | View Link
  • Liberty and Union — a Politics for the 21st Century - National Review
    ... freedom.” In contrast, Webster defended the case for an enduring federal union. Finding slavery “one of the greatest evils, both moral and...
    03/2/2015 - 4:39 am | View Link
  • EU seen as dragging its feet on gender equality -
    ... the most effective way to increase the representation of women in decision-making positions – and in this case, on company boards – is...
    03/1/2015 - 2:52 pm | View Link
  • Hunt for accused in Mukkom case makes no headway - The Hindu
    ... police Amid growing concern over the efficacy of legal action against moral policing attempts, the Mukkom police probing a case in which a...
    03/1/2015 - 7:55 am | View Link
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  • Why Our Children Don’t Think There Are Moral Facts
    Something might be a fact for me if I can prove it but not a fact for you if you can’t. In that case, E=MC 2 is a fact for a physicist but not for me. But second, and worse, students are taught that claims are either facts or opinions. They are given ...
    03/1/2015 - 7:36 pm | View Link
  • Making the Moral Case for Fossil Fuels
    256 pp., $20.48. In the anti-fracking film Gasland, producer Josh Fox proclaims that the process of extracting previously inaccessible oil and gas from shale pollutes water supplies, increases the incidence of cancer and leads to higher levels of seismic ...
    02/28/2015 - 6:19 pm | View Link
  • Can singing in a choir make children more moral?
    They were then asked to choose from a set of responses. In each case an expert panel had selected a ‘preferred option’ that displayed qualities like honesty, courage, self-discipline and a lack of self-interest. The study found that children who took ...
    02/27/2015 - 4:00 am | View Link
  • Making investment in water & sanitation not just has moral case but economic as well
    What targets should the world set for water and sanitation? 2.5 billion people – almost half the developing world – lack a basic latrine and 1 billion have to resort to what is politely known as open defecation. In India, almost 600 million have to ...
    02/26/2015 - 1:55 pm | View Link
  • Dita De Boni: Don't oversell the moral case for war
    New Zealand’s involvement in the fight against Isis has been depicted as good v evil but the morality is murky. A Danish trainer tells an Iraqi army trainee to correct his weapon's position during a simulated exercise. Photo / US Army In the lead-up to ...
    02/25/2015 - 2:09 pm | View Link
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  • Ethics Updates Home Page. Moral theory; relativism ...
    Ethics Updates provides updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics.
    03/1/2015 - 2:22 pm | View Website
  • Moral hazard
    In economics, moral hazard occurs when one person takes more risks because someone else bears the burden of those risks. A moral hazard may occur where the actions of ...
    03/1/2015 - 3:02 am | View Website
  • Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill
    Classic presentation of utilitarianism, by one of its most prominent defenders, John Stuart Mill.
    02/28/2015 - 6:48 pm | View Website
  • Ethics | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    Ethics. The field of ethics (or moral philosophy) involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior. Philosophers today usually ...
    02/28/2015 - 1:40 pm | View Website
  • Hobbes, Thomas: Moral and Political Philosophy | Internet ...
    Thomas Hobbes: Moral and Political Philosophy. The English philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) is best known for his political thought, and deservedly so.
    02/28/2015 - 3:03 am | View Website
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