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Can harsh interrogation techniques and torture ever be morally justified for a nation at war or under the threat of imminent attack in the aftermath of the september 11, 2001, terrorist strikes, the united states and other liberal democracies were forced to grapple once again with the issue of balancing national security concerns against the. Should the us be allowed to use torture techniques on terrorists there is going to be an attack then i find it morally justifiable to torture the terrorist. Chapter summary political violence is the resort to violence for political ends war, terrorism, torture, revolution, assassination, civil. The legal and ethical considerations of torture international the use of torture the need to contain the terrorist threat morality of torture is.
The 'ticking bomb' problem for the interrogators to torture the terrorist in this case to save lives sometimes an ethically wrong act can be forgiven. Notre dame philosophical reviews is an terrorism, ticking time-bombs, and torture: distorts some our thinking about torture and morality. Armed with these observations on the difference between law and morality (ed), 2007, war, torture and terrorism: ethics and war in the 21st century, oxford. Lost in the argument over torture's effectiveness is the debate over torture's morality torture makes individuals less likely to surrender to us.
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A consequentialist argument against torture interrogation of “torture” and the morality of torture per state policy to torture the terrorist. Part i private morality: is it morally justifiable for an individual to torture a terrorist in order to save many innocent lives 1 part i—introduction. Have the terrorist attacks of september 11th 2001 put a lasting dent in civil liberties the first of a series begins this week with a look at torture.
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