Torture And The Military Profession by J. WolfendaleTorture And The Military Profession by J. Wolfendale

Torture And The Military Profession

byJ. Wolfendale

Hardcover | October 4, 2007

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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.
JESSICA WOLFENDALE is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She has published on military ethics, the ethics of torture, and moral philosophy.
Title:Torture And The Military ProfessionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:249 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.81 inPublished:October 4, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230001823

ISBN - 13:9780230001824


Table of Contents

Introduction Professions and Professional Ethics Virtue Ethics and Professional Roles Professional Ethics and the Military Obedience in the Military Military Torture Military Training and Moral Agency The Moral Psychology of Torture Conclusion