Search for dissertations about: "military ethics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words military ethics.

  1. 1. Military Operations Planning and Methodology : Thoughts on military problem-solving

    Author : Robert Erdeniz; Till Grüne-Yanoff; Harald Høiback; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Military operations planning; methodology; problem solving; military decision-making; approaches to Operational Art; planning heuristics; AJP 5; COPD.; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses military operations planning and methodology by reviewing two of NATO’s planning documents, i.e. the ‘Allied Joint Doctrine for Operational-Level Planning’ (AJP 5) and the ‘Comprehensive Operations Planning Directive’ (COPD), and defends the following claim. READ MORE

  2. 2. Conflicting values - everyday ethical and leadership challenges related to care in combat zones within a military organization

    Author : Kristina Lundberg; Lars Sandman; Per-Olof Michel; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; combat zones; ethical problems; everyday ethical problems; health care; licensed medical personnel; medical ethics; military ethics; military medical personnel; military personnel;

    Abstract : Introduction: Licensed medical personnel (henceforth LMP) experience ethical problems related to undertaking care duties in combat zones. When employed in the Armed Forces they are always under the command of tactical officers (henceforth TOs). READ MORE

  3. 3. Isaiah's Alleged Social Critique. A Foreign-Political Reading of Passages Such as Isaiah 5:8-24 and 10:1-4

    Author : Olof Bäckersten; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Rhetoric; Prophecy; God; Hezekiah; Ahaz; Assyrian crisis; Military alliances; Anti-Assyrian policy; Woe-Oracle; Ethics; Social critique; Isaiah 1-39; Isaiah; Bible; Old Testament; Bibelvetenskap;

    Abstract : Scholars have traditionally identified two fundamental, and somewhat separate, discourses in Isaiah 1?39. In what might be labelled the social-critical discourse, we supposedly encounter a prophet who condemns the Jerusalemite elite for their complacent attitudes and decadent life-style in general, and for their more or less systematic oppression of the less fortunate in particular. READ MORE

  4. 4. The long-term nuclear explosives predicament : final disposal of military usable fissile material in nuclear waste from nuclear power and from the elimination of nuclear weapons

    Author : Johan Swahn; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; plutonium economy; laser isotope separation; disposal; sustainability; plutinium; destruction; sustainable energy future; nuclear fuel cycle; Swedish; fissile material; spent nuclear fuel; transmutation; ethics; production; construction; high-level nuclear waste; nuclear weapons; nuclear explosives; military; long-term;

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  5. 5. Autonomous Systems in Society and War : Philosophical Inquiries

    Author : Linda Johansson; Sven Ove Hansson; Philip Brey; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; UAVs; drones; military robots; laws of war; justification for killing; ethics of care; care robots; functional morality; moral responsibility; Moral Turing Test; robot morality; artificial agent; artificial agency; autonomy; norms; disruptive technology; co-evolution; scenarios; autonomous systems; security; decision guidance; technology assessment;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to look at some philosophical issues surrounding autonomous systems in society and war. These issues can be divided into three main categories. The first, discussed in papers I and II, concerns ethical issues surrounding the use of autonomous systems – where the focus in this thesis is on military robots. READ MORE