Jon Quong
Jon Quong

Jon Quong on Self-Defense

Oct 3, 2012

What conditions make it permissible for one person to kill another? And what does it mean if the theories that we've used as the basis of war turn out to be wrong? Here's Jon Quong of the University of Manchester.

Today on Public Ethics Radio we're returning to one of our favorite themes: self-defense and the ethics of war. With Jon Quong of the University of Manchester, we're going to ask the question, what conditions make it permissible for one person to kill another? And what does it mean if the theories that we've used as the basis of war turn out to be wrong?

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