Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare by Fritz AllhoffBinary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare by Fritz Allhoff

Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare

EditorFritz Allhoff, Adam Henschke, Bradley Jay Strawser

Paperback | February 15, 2016

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Philosophical and ethical discussions of warfare are often tied to emerging technologies and techniques. Today we are presented with what many believe is a radical shift in the nature of war-the realization of conflict in the cyber-realm, the so-called "fifth domain" of warfare. Does anaggressive act in the cyber-realm constitute an act of war? If so, what rules should govern such warfare? Are the standard theories of just war capable of analyzing and assessing this mode of conflict? These changing circumstances present us with a series of questions demanding serious attention. Isthere such a thing as cyberwarfare? How do the existing rules of engagement and theories from the just war tradition apply to cyberwarfare? How should we assess a cyber-attack conducted by a state agency against private enterprise and vice versa? Furthermore, how should actors behave in thecyber-realm? Are there ethical norms that can be applied to the cyber-realm? Are the classic just war constraints of non-combatant immunity and proportionality possible in this realm? Especially given the idea that events that are constrained within the cyber-realm do not directly physically harmanyone, what do traditional ethics of war conventions say about this new space? These questions strike at the very center of contemporary intellectual discussion over the ethics of war. In twelve original essays, plus a foreword from John Arquilla and an introduction, Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare, engages these questions head on with contributions from the top scholars working in this field today.
Fritz Allhoff is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and an Adjunct Community Associate Professor in the Homer Stryker School of Medicine at Western Michigan University. Adam Henschke is a Research Fellow at the National Research College of Australian National University College of Asia and the Pacific. Bradley Jay S...
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Title:Binary Bullets: The Ethics of CyberwarfareFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.21 × 6.1 × 0.98 inPublished:February 15, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Notes on ContributorsJohn Arquilla: ForewordIntroductionI Foundational Norms for Cyberwarfare1. George R. Lucas, Jr.: Emerging Norms for Cyberwarfare2. Michael N. Schmitt and Liis Vihul: The Emergence of International Legal Norms for Cyber-Conflict3. Randall R. Dipert: Distinctive Ethical Issues of CyberwarfareII Cyberwarfare and the Just War Tradition4. David Whetham: Cyber Chevauches: Cyber War Can Happen5. Ryan Jenkins: Cyberwarfare as Ideal War6. Brian Orend: Post-Cyber: Dealing With The Aftermath of Cyber-AttacksIII Ehos of Cyberwarfare7. Matthew Beard: Beyond Tallinn: The Code of the Cyber-Warrior?8. Daphna Canetti, Michael L. Gross, and Israel Waismel-Manor: Immune from Cyber-Fire? The Psychological and Physiological Effects of Cyberwarfare9. David Danks and Joseph H. Danks: Beyond Machines: Humans in Cyber Operations, Espionage, and ConflictIV Cyberwarfare, Deception, and Privacy10. Heather M. Roff: Cyber Perfidy, Ruse, and Deception11. Seumas Miller: Cyber-attacks and 'Dirty Hands': Cyberwar, Cyber-crimes or Covert Political Action?12. Michael Skerker: Moral Concerns with Cyber Espionage: Automated Key-word Searches and Data-MiningIndex