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    Counting Animals in War
    Social Theory and Practice. forthcoming.
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    Sharing the costs of fighting justly
    Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 23 (2): 233-253. 2020.
    Combatants who attempt to obey the laws of war often have to take considerable risks in order to effectively discriminate between legitimate and illegitimate targets. Sometimes this task is made even more complicated by systemic factors which influence their ability to discriminate effectively without unduly risking their lives or the mission. If they fail to do so, civilians often pay the price. In this paper, I argue that to the extent that non-combatants benefit from the attempt to fight just…Read more
  •  8
    Sharing the costs of fighting justly
    Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 1-21. 2018.
    Combatants who attempt to obey the laws of war often have to take considerable risks in order to effectively discriminate between legitimate and illegitimate targets. Sometimes this task is made even more complicated by systemic factors which influence their ability to discriminate effectively without unduly risking their lives or the mission. If they fail to do so, civilians often pay the price. In this paper, I argue that to the extent that non-combatants benefit from the attempt to fight just…Read more
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    Harming Civilians and the Associative Duties of Soldiers
    Journal of Applied Philosophy 35 (3): 584-600. 2018.
    According to International Humanitarian Law and many writing on just war theory, combatants who foresee that their actions will harm or kill innocent non-combatants are required to take some steps to reduce these merely foreseen harms. However, because often reducing merely foreseen harms place burdens on combatants – including risk to their lives – this requirement has been criticised for requiring too much of combatants. One reason why this might be the case is that combatants have duties to e…Read more