Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Finkelstein, Ohlin, & Altman: Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World

Claire Finkelstein (Univ. of Pennsylvania - Law and Philosophy), Jens David Ohlin (Cornell Univ. - Law), & Andrew Altman (Georgia State Univ. - Philosophy) have published Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World (Oxford Univ. Press 2012). Contents include:
  • Andrew Altman, Introduction
  • Mark "Max" Maxwell, Allowing the State to Rebut the Civilian Presumption: Playing Whack-A-Mole Without a Mallet?
  • Jens David Ohlin, Targeting Co-belligerents
  • Daniel Statman, Can Just War Theory Justify Targeted Killing? Three Possible Models
  • Jeremy Waldron, Justifying Targeted Killing With a Neutral Principle?
  • Jeff McMahan, The Ethics of Targeted Killing on a Moral Continuum
  • Claire Finkelstein, Targeted Killing as Preemptive Action
  • Richard V. Meyer, The Privilege of Belligerency and Formal Declarations of War
  • Craig Martin, Going Medieval: Targeted Killing, Self-Defense, and the Jus ad Bellum Regime
  • Russell Christopher, Imminence in Justified Targeted Killing
  • Phil Montague, Defending Defensive Targeted Killings
  • Amos N. Guiora, The Importance of Criteria-Based Reasoning in Targeted Killing Decisions
  • Gregory S. McNeal, Are Targeted Killings Unlawful? A Case Study in Empirical Claims without Empirical Evidence
  • Kevin H. Govern, Operation Neptune Spear: Was Killing Bin Laden a Legitimate Military Objective?
  • Kenneth Anderson, Efficiency in Bello and ad Bellum: Making the Use of Force Too Easy?
  • Fernando R. Tesón, Targeted Killing and the Logic of Double Effect
  • Michael S. Moore, Targeted Killings and the Morality of Hard Choices
  • Leo Katz, Targeted Killing and the Strategic Use of Self-Defense