Carnegie Council Presents the Winter Issue of its Journal, "Ethics & International Affairs," Including Roundtable on the Roles of International War and Just War Theory

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This issue contains essays how to slow the proliferation of major conventional weapons and on why international governance of geoengineering is so desperately needed; a roundtable on the overlapping relationship between the laws and the ethics of war; a feature comparing the relative moral culpability of a carbon emitter to that of a benevolent climate engineer, with three responses; and book reviews.

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 31.4 (Winter 2017)

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 31.4 (Winter 2017)

EIA occupies a unique and crucial niche in the way that it puts practical ethical questions at the center of the burning issues in international relations, world affairs, and international public policy. It is also fantastic for teaching purposes.

Carnegie Council presents the Winter 2017 issue of "Ethics & International Affairs." It contains essays by Jonathan D. Caverley on how to slow the proliferation of major conventional weapons and Janos Pasztor on why international governance of geoengineering is so desperately needed; a roundtable on the overlapping relationship between the laws and the ethics of war, with contributions from David Luban, Valerie Morkevicius, James Turner Johnson, and Edward Barrett; a feature by Christopher J. Preston comparing the relative moral culpability of a carbon emitter to that of a benevolent climate engineer, with responses from Holly Lawford-Smith, Sikina Jinnah and Douglas Bushey, and Mike Hulme; and book reviews from Michael Goodhart, Ryan Jenkins, Sophie Rosenberg, Anna Stilz, and Matt Zwolinski.

Access the entire issue here: https://www.ethicsandinternationalaffairs.org/2017/winter-2017-issue-31-4/

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ESSAYS

Slowing the Proliferation of Major Conventional Weapons: The Virtues of an Uncompetitive Market
Jonathan D. Caverley

The Need for Governance of Climate Geoengineering [Full Text]
Janos Pasztor

ROUNDTABLE: THE ROLES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND JUST WAR THEORY

Introduction [Full Text]

Just War Theory and the Laws of War as Nonidentical Twins
David Luban

Looking Inward Together: Just War Thinking and Our Shared Moral Emotions
Valerie Morkevičius

A Practically Informed Morality of War: Just War, International Law, and a Changing World Order
James Turner Johnson

On the Relationship Between the Ethics and the Law of War: Cyber Operations and Sublethal Harm
Edward Barrett

FEATURE
Carbon Emissions, Stratospheric Aerosol Injection, and Unintended Harms
Christopher J. Preston

CARBON EMISSIONS, SAI, AND UNINTENDED HARMS: THREE RESPONSES
The Comparative Culpability of SAI and Ordinary Carbon Emissions
Holly Lawford-Smith

Bringing Politics into SAI
Sikina Jinnah and Douglas Bushey

Calculating the Incalculable: Is SAI the Lesser of Two Evils?
Mike Hulme

REVIEWS [All Full Text]
Reconstructing Human Rights: A Pragmatist and Pluralist Inquiry into Global Ethics
Joe Hoover
Review by Michael Goodhart

Ethics and Cyber Warfare: The Quest for Responsible Security in the Age of Digital Warfare
George Lucas
Review by Ryan Jenkins

Justice in Conflict: The Effects of the International Criminal Court’s Interventions on Ending Wars and Building Peace
Mark Kersten
Review by Sophie T. Rosenberg

The Theory of Self-Determination
Fernando R. Tesón, ed.
Review by Anna Stilz

Basic Income: A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economy
Philippe van Parijs and Yannick Vanderborght
Review by Matt Zwolinski

Briefly Noted

ABOUT "ETHICS & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS"
"Ethics & International Affairs" aims to help close the gap between theory and practice (and between theorists and practitioners) by publishing original articles, essays, and book reviews that integrate rigorous thinking about principles of justice and morality into discussions of practical dilemmas related to current policy developments, global institutional arrangements, and the conduct of important international actors. Go to https://www.ethicsandinternationalaffairs.org/

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