Just War/Military Ethics (Weeks Three and Four)
The circumstances under which it is or is not legitimate to use military force against another group or country
The conditions under which killing another person is or is not justified within the context of military action
When it is or is not legitimate to use certain controversial weapons to conduct military operations, such as drones, nuclear weapons, chemical and biological weapons, carpet bombs, etc.
Disobeying unjust or illegal orders given by one’s superiors
The kinds of actions or responses are characteristic of virtuous military personnel and their opposites, and how we should understand those virtues.
Just War/Military Ethics