Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership
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13-16/19-22 April 2021 - McCain Conference (online)
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03-01-2021 by David Luban
The debate has never subsided about whether it was morally justified to drop the bombs. This essay examines why it is such a hard question morally and legally then examines whether they were even militarily necessary.
02-14-2021 by Dr. Ed Barrett
2020 marked the 75th anniversary of the most ethically controversial decisions in the history of warfare when the United States dropped atomic bombs. The Japanese regime surrendered unconditionally, thus ending the Second World War. An undeniably good consequence.
02-01-2021 by Shaun Baker
A ‘stock in trade’ of philosophical literature is the striking thought experiment. A staple in ethics and law courses is the written case study. They allow us to formulate and hone theoretic systems and guide practical applications of those philosophical paradigms.
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