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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Performance Under Stressby Dr James L Szalma; Professor Peter A Hancock; Professor Don Harris; Dr Eduardo Salas; Professor Neville A Stanton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    The world is a dangerous place and recent events have served to make it less safe. There are many arenas of conflict and even combat across the world. Such situations are the quintessential expression of stress; you stand in imminent danger and live with the knowledge that you may be attacked, injured or even killed at any moment. How do people perform... more...

  • The Legitimate Use of Military Forceby Professor Howard M Hensel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    Throughout human history, scholars, statesmen and military leaders have attempted to define what constitutes the legitimate use of armed force by one community against another. This volume brings together an internationally recognized team of scholars to explore the philosophical and societal foundations of just war tradition. more...

  • Ethics Education in the Militaryby Nigel de Lee; Mr Don Carrick; Professor Paul Robinson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 49.95

    With formal ethics education programmes being a rarity in most countries' armed forces, there is a growing importance for servicemen to undergo additional military ethics training. This book advances knowledge and understanding of the issues associated with this subject by bringing together experts from around the world to analyze the content,... more...

  • Why Men Fightby Bertrand Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 26.95

    Also published under the title of Principals of Social Reconstruction , and written in response to the devastation of World War I, Why Men Fight lays out Bertrand Russell's ideas on war, pacifism, reason, impulse, and personal liberty. He argues that the individualistic approach of traditional liberalism has reached its limits and that when individuals... more...

  • How Do I Save My Honor?by William F. Felice

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 31.99

    How Do I Save My Honor? is a powerful exploration of individual moral responsibility in a time of war. When individuals conclude that their leaders have violated fundamental ethical principles, what are they to do? Through the compelling personal stories of those in the U.S. and British government and military who struggled with these thorny issues... more...

  • Military Ethicsby Th.A van Baarda; D.E.M. Verweij

    BRILL 2006; US$ 158.00

    This collection is a unique joint venture of teachers in, and practitioners of military ethics. Representatives of each branch of the Armed Forces, i.e. the Navy, the Army, the Air Force and the Military Police, discuss their branch-specific experiences with moral questions and dilemma?s. The moral questions and dilemma?s which arise in their work... more...

  • Partly Cloudyby David L. Perry

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 45.99

    Partly Cloudy: Ethics in War, Espionage, Covert Actions, and Interrogation explores a number of wrenching ethical issues and challenges faced by our military and intelligence personnel. David L. Perry provides a robust and practical approach to analyzing ethical issues in war and intelligence operations and applies careful reasoning to issues of vital... more...

  • PREPAREDNESS NOW!by Aton Edwards

    Process 2006; US$ 15.95

    An essential emergency preparedness guide for savvy civilians. more...

  • Advances in Military Sociologyby Giuseppe Caforio

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 154.95

    A selection of the papers presented at RC01's international conference in Seoul (July 2008). It offers an overview of the panorama of social studies on armed forces and conflict resolution in a context of fast-moving change. It presents studies that move beyond the very concept of globalization. more...

  • Kantian Thinking about Military Ethicsby Professor J Carl Ficarrotta

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    Military ethics is not a field known to take inspiration from Kantian-inspired thinkers. Demonstrating how an ethicist who takes Kantian commitments seriously addresses controversial questions in the profession of arms, this volume examines some of the less frequently studied topics within military ethics such as women in combat, military careerism,... more...