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

Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (291 p.)
Subjects:
Military robots -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Drone aircraft -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Robotics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Robotics -- Military applications.
Military ethics.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A new powerful military weapon has appeared in the skies of world and with it a new form of warfare has quickly emerged bringing with it a host of pressing ethical questions and issues. This book brings together some of the best scholars currently working on these questions.
Contents:
""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Notes on Contributors""; ""PART ONE: JUST WAR THEORY AND THE PERMISSIBILITY TO KILL BY REMOTE CONTROL""; ""1. Introduction: The Moral Landscape of Unmanned Weapons""; ""2. Just War Theory and Remote Military Technology: A Primer""; ""3. Distinguishing Drones: An Exchange""; ""PART TWO: THE ETHICS OF DRONE EMPLOYMENT""; ""4. Drones and Targeted Killing: Angels or Assassins?""; ""5. War without Virtue?""; ""6. Robot Guardians: Teleoperated Combat Vehicles in Humanitarian Military Intervention""
""7. Counting the Dead: The Proportionality of Predation in Pakistan""""8. The Wizard of Oz Goes to War: Unmanned Systems in Counterinsurgency""; ""9. Killing Them Safely: Extreme Asymmetry and Its Discontents""; ""PART THREE: AUTONOMOUS DRONES AND THE FUTURE OF UNMANNED WEAPONRY""; ""10. Engineering, Ethics, and Industry: The Moral Challenges of Lethal Autonomy""; ""11. Autonomous Weapons Pose No Moral Problem""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""
""W""""Y""; ""Z""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on July 1, 2013).
Contributor:
Strawser, Bradley Jay.
ISBN:
1-299-47438-1
0-19-992613-1
OCLC:
922971866
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