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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  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • U.S. believes Syria used chemicalsU.S. believes Syria used chemicals
    The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
  • Israel says it shoots down Hezbollah drone
    The Israeli military says it has shot down an unmanned aircraft sent by the Hezbollah group into Israeli skies.... More
  • Israel says Syria used chemical arms, probably nerve gasIsrael says Syria used chemical arms, probably nerve gas
    Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons - probably nerve gas - in their fight against rebels waging a two-year-old uprising, the Israeli military's top intelligence analyst said on Tuesday. More
  • S. Korea Hints At Nuclear Testing
    The American military commander in the region is staying there instead of returning to Washington--taking no chances as North Korea continues to make threats. More
  • 'The alternative is far worse' - MSNBC
    So in either case, I think this is a positive development – assuming it holds. ... What are the moral, human dimensions of that?
    04/3/2015 - 3:42 pm | View Link
  • Religious conservatives are the targets of discrimination, lawyer ... - Los Angeles Times
    Some, he said, involve creativity and moral decisions. ... The threshold for denying services in a religious protection case, he said, is whether
    04/3/2015 - 3:28 pm | View Link
  • Credit Emmert, NCAA for seizing day against Indiana discrimination -
    His investigative staff botched the festering Miami case with a breach of ... He made it about moral clarity, not a measured political calculus.
    04/3/2015 - 6:31 am | View Link
  • To Bill O'Reilly and Ann Coulter: Thank You for Calling On Christian ... - Christian Post
    I too have been grieved over the moral capitulation of so many ... I would love for that to be the case and for Fox to welcome many more men and
    04/3/2015 - 6:16 am | View Link
  • Iran and Nuclear Technology: The Details Matter -- But Even More ... - Huffington Post
    Vico's life was a case-study in perseverance. ... The Ottomans were generally considered retrograde, and their civilization deemed less moral.
    04/3/2015 - 6:02 am | View Link
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  • Lessons for the Liberty Movement
    [This, by the way, doesn’t make me a consequentialist, or utilitarian, however. See "The Moral Case for Freedom Is the Practical Case for Freedom" and "The Consequences of Liberty."] In the end, the success of the libertarian movement depends a great ...
    04/19/2015 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • Andy Morrison: Why I’m relishing the chance of making the moral case for conservatism in Glasgow
    Andy Morrison is an accountant and is Parliamentary Candidate for Glasgow East. It is here where my journey so far in politics began: ConservativeHome, and the constituency in which I was born, bred, raised and shaped in the Conservative mould, Glasgow East.
    04/19/2015 - 9:14 am | View Link
  • Is it moral to save this puppy?
    My impression is that the moral irrelevance of species ... normal humans with that of humans at a similar mental level to that of nonhuman animals. In any case, even if we focus only on the treatment of animals, the implications of denying the possibility ...
    04/19/2015 - 4:00 am | View Link
  • Koinonia
    Even though we don’t have much of it in this age of “weak acting” religion, there is nevertheless much in the Bible about the place of moral determination in the ... but such is not the case. In His conquest of the soul, God purges the will and ...
    04/19/2015 - 12:39 am | View Link
  • Silence is not Golden: the case of Gunter Grass
    Grass was honored by Harvard University in 1976. On receiving the Nobel Prize, the Academy said his work was “as if German literature had been granted a new beginning after decades of linguistic and moral destruction.” It was said that his ...
    04/18/2015 - 5:00 am | View Link
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  • Moral Relativism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
    Moral relativism has the unusual distinction—both within philosophy and outside it—of being attributed to others, almost always as a criticism, far ...
    04/19/2015 - 6:05 pm | View Website
  • Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do? Episode 01 "THE ...
    PART ONE: THE MORAL SIDE OF MURDER If you had to choose between (1) killing one person to save the lives of five others and (2) doing nothing even though ...
    04/19/2015 - 1:48 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.
    04/19/2015 - 10:06 am | View Website
  • The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: Alex Epstein ...
    The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
    04/19/2015 - 12:47 am | View Website
  • Ethics Updates Home Page. Moral theory; relativism ...
    Ethics Updates provides updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics.
    04/16/2015 - 7:25 am | View Website
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