Markkula Center of Applied Ethics

Ethics Articles



Ethics and Warfare

Totaling Up; It Was an Unjust War
Application of just war principles to the war in Iraq.
David DeCosse
Racial Profiling in an Age of Terrorism
Chief Deputy Attorney General of California Peter Siggins discusses the ethical and legal aspects of profiling in the context of national security concerns.
Peter Siggins
Killing in the Name of God: The Problem of Holy War
A look at war in the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions.
David Perry
Privacy vs. Security
The Center's Framework for Ethical Decision making is applied to privacy vs. security concerns in the wake of the terrorist attacks.
Bharath Krishnamurthy
Difficult Decisions: Ethical Issues for the American Media in Times of National Crisis
How media managers should exercise freedom of the press in war time.
Rob Elder
Ethical Issues in Counterterrorism Warfare
Applying just war theory to the war against terrorism.
Martin Cook
Repugnant Philosophy: Ethics, Espionage, and Covert Action
Substantive ethical analysis of intelligence operations
David Perry