War crimes and just war /

Κύριος συγγραφέας: May, Larry
Μορφή: Βιβλίο
Γλώσσα: English
Έκδοση: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Διαθέσιμο Online: Table of contents only
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Πίνακας περιεχομένων:
  • Introduction
  • Justifying war but restricting tactics
  • The just war tradition and war crimes
  • Humanitarian concerns
  • Justificatory hurdles
  • Classifying war crimes
  • Summary of the arguments of the book
  • Philosophical groundings
  • Collective responsibility and honor during war
  • The moral equality of soldiers
  • The honor of soldiers
  • Collective responsibility for increased vulnerability
  • Harming humanity and war crimes prosecutions
  • Protected persons during war
  • Jus gentium and minimal natural law
  • Grotius on the sources of jus gentium
  • Grotian natural law theory and the rules of war
  • Refining the principle of humanity
  • Connecting consensual and universal sources of the rules of war
  • Humane treatment as the cornerstone of the rules of war
  • The Geneva conventions and international humanitarian law
  • The concept of humane treatment
  • Compassion and minimal suffering
  • Mercy, equity, and honor
  • Human rights and humane treatment
  • Problems in identifying war crimes
  • Killing naked soldiers : combatants and noncombatants
  • Some notes on the metaphysics of social groups
  • Identifying soldiers and civilians
  • The guilty and the innocent
  • The case of the naked soldier
  • Saving the principle of discrimination
  • Shooting poisoned arrows : banned and accepted weapons
  • An absolute ban?
  • Gentili on the use of poisons
  • Grotius and fairness in contests
  • Minimizing suffering
  • Poisoning and necessity
  • Torturing prisoners of war : protected and normal soldiers
  • Grotius on slaves and prisoners
  • Confinement and torture
  • Fiduciary and stewardship obligations
  • The moral equality of prisoners of war
  • Refocusing the proportionality principle
  • Normative principles
  • The principle of discrimination or distinction
  • Focusing on status rather than behavior
  • Humane treatment and discrimination
  • The naked soldier returns
  • Objections
  • Individualism and collectivism
  • The principle of necessity
  • Poisons and aerial bombardment
  • Necessity and humane treatment
  • Necessity in domestic and international criminal law
  • Formulating a test for military necessity
  • Relating proportionality and necessity
  • The principle of proportionality
  • The israeli case
  • Humane treatment and proportionality
  • Proportionality and weighing lives
  • Connecting the normative principles of jus in bello
  • Prosecuting war crimes
  • Prosecuting soldiers for war crimes
  • The Kvocka case
  • The men's REA of camp guards
  • Criminal liability of soldiers
  • Joint criminal liability
  • Collective liability and international crime
  • Prosecuting military leaders for war crimes
  • The case against General Blaskic
  • Blaskic's appeal
  • The men's REA of leaders
  • Negligence in international criminal law
  • Benighting acts, willfulness, and pre-commitment
  • Commanded and commanding defenses
  • Military leaders and necessity
  • Soldiers and duress
  • Mitigation of punishment for war crimes
  • War and coercion
  • Treating soldiers and commanders humanely
  • Epilogue and conclusions
  • Should terrorists be treated humanely?
  • The problem of terrorists
  • Who are the terrorists?
  • What terrorists are owed?
  • Honor and instilling humaneness
  • Tu quoque
  • Conclusions and the grotian project.