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Non-Combatant Liability in War

Frowe, Helen (2010) Non-Combatant Liability in War. Filozofski Godišnjak, 23 . p. 197. ISSN 0353-3891. (doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673438.003.0010) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

The principle of non-combatant immunity (PNI) holds that it is impermissible to intentionally target non-combatants in war, even if they belong to the ‘unjust side’ of a war. This principle is traditionally defended by the claim that non-combatants are materially innocent: that, unlike combatants, non-combatants do not threaten. But this view is prima facie implausible. Non-combatants often contribute to their country’s war effort. More recent defences of the PNI therefore seek to show that a non-combatant is not liable to be killed even if she contributes to her country’s war effort. This...

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673438.003.0010
Additional information: number of additional authors: 0; article number: 199;
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > Philosophy
Depositing User: Stewart Brownrigg
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 00:05 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 12:30 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/40759 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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