Accession Number : ADA187042

Title :   Military Ethics: Reflections on Principles - the Profession of Arms, Military Leadership, Ethical Practices, War and Morality, Educating the Citizen-Soldier,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIV WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Wakin, Malham M ; Wenker, Kenneth H ; Kempf, James

PDF Url : ADA187042

Report Date : Sep 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 250

Abstract : Contents: The Profession of Arms- -Professionals or Hired Guns? Loyalties are the Difference; A Code of Ethics for Officers; Military Leadership- -Machiavelli, Management, and Moral Leadership; Ethical Aspects of the Exercise of Command; Ethics and the Military Organization; Morality and the Military Profession: Problems and Solutions; Ethical Practices--Legitimate Avenues of Military Protest in a Democratic Society; Waiting for Euripides; Why don't We Follow the Rules?; The Ethics of the Electronic Revolution: Implications for the US Air Force; War and Morality--Nuclear Deterrence-Its Moral and Political Implications; Morality in Targeting Objects of Military Value: A Response; Military Necessity and Morality; War Games; On Machiavelli and Vietnam; Educating the Citizen-Soldier--Literary Perception of the American Military; Humanities at the Hanoi Hilton; Education for Leadership and Survival: The Role of the Pressure Cooker.

Descriptors :   *ETHICS, *LEADERSHIP, *MILITARY PERSONNEL, AIR FORCE, COOKING DEVICES, DEMOCRACY, ELECTRONICS, HUMANITIES, PRESSURE, REFLECTION, SOCIETIES, SURVIVAL(GENERAL), TARGETING, VIETNAM, WAR GAMES, WARFARE, EDUCATION, MORALE

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Humanities and History
      Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE