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Saturday, December 15, 2018

On Midrats 16 December 2018 - Episode 467: Military Ethics and the Profession, with Pauline Shanks Kaurin

Please join us at 5pm (EST) on 16 December 2018 for Midrats Episode 467: Military Ethics and the Profession, with Pauline Shanks Kaurin
Where are the lines between what is legal, what is ethical, and what is
moral? Who writes these lines and how rigid are they?

For the individual and the military as an institution, why are these things important?

Are they universal? National? Institutional? Are they at the end of the day, personal?

Is there a hierarchy of ethics? Where do ethics come into conflict with loyalty, duty, or mission?

Are there secular ones that come in conflict with religions? How do leaders manage these highly personal - and often high profile - foundational conflicts?

Our guest for the full hour on will be Dr. Pauline Shanks Kaurin.

Pauline holds a PhD in Philosophy from Temple University, and is a specialist in military ethics, just war theory, philosophy of law and applied ethics. She is Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA and teaches courses in military ethics, warfare, business ethics, social and political.

You can follow her on twitter at @queenofthinair.
If you can't listen at the regular time, you can pick the show up later by clicking here. Or you can also pick the show up later by visiting either our iTunes page or our Stitcher page.

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