Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership
The Center’s mission is to empower leaders to make courageous ethical decisions. The Center’s priority audience is at the Naval Academy, yet the Center has a broader vision to be a “beacon to the nation,” exporting lessons from the Academy to influential leaders.
13-16/19-22 April 2021 - McCain Conference (online)
Recent News and Events
10-26-2021 by Dr. Jovana Davidovic - USNA Class of 1962
When Machines Help Us Make Life-or-Death Decisions: How should the laws of armed conflict address the rise of AI-augmented decision-making.
09-21-2021 by Dr. Joe Thomas
A counter-argument to the thisis presented by Col Bonadonna's paper at the War College. Perhaps a counter-intuitive argument, but each point is addressed individually.
03-21-2021 by Shaun Baker
When gaging the morality of the use of atomic weapons to end the Asia Pacific War, one of the things we are obliged to consider is the likely consequences of other options available at the time.
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.
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