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Killing by remote control : the ethics of an unmanned military / edited by Bradley Jay Strawser.

Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, 264 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Military robots -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Drone aircraft -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Robotics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Robotics -- Military applications.
Military ethics.
Contents:
Just war theory and the permissibility to kill by remote control
Introduction: The moral landscape of unmanned weapons / Bradley J. Strawser
Just war theory and remote military technology: a primer / Matthew Hallgarth
Distinguishing drones: an exchange / Asa Kasher and Avery Plaw
The ethics of drone employment
Drones and targeted killing: angels or assassins? / David Whetham
War without virtue? / Robert Sparrow
Robot guardians: teleoperated combat vehicles in humanitarian military intervention / Zack Beauchamp and Julian Savulescu
Counting the dead: the proportionality of predation in Pakistan / Avery Plaw
The Wizard of Oz goes to war: unmanned systems in counterinsurgency / Rebecca J. Johnson
Killing them safely: extreme asymmetry and its discontents / Uwe Steinhoff
Autonomous drones and the future of unmanned weaponry
Engineering, ethics & industry: the moral challenges of lethal autonomy / George R. Lucas, Jr
Autonomous weapons pose no moral problem / Stephen Kershnar.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Strawser, Bradley Jay.
ISBN:
9780199926121 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0199926123 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
826121169
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