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Torture and the Military Profession

  • Jessica¬†Wolfendale

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Jessica Wolfendale
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 193-249

About this book

Introduction

Wolfendale argues that the prevalence of military torture is linked to military training methods that cultivate the psychological dispositions connected to crimes of obedience. While these methods are used, the military has no credible claim to professional status.

Keywords

crime ethics morality Virtue Ethics

Authors and affiliations

  • Jessica¬†Wolfendale
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics Department of PhilosophyUniversity of MelbourneAustralia

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