Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership
Cultivating ethical leaders for the Naval Academy and Nation.
13-16/19-22 April 2021 - McCain Conference (online)
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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.
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.
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