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EIA Fall 2021 Issue–Out Now!

EIA Fall 2021 Issue–Out Now!

| October 2021

The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Fall 2021 issue of the journal! The issue looks at the true cost of maintaining a standing military, ethical AI and gender equality, the reduced legal equality of combatants in war, the global politics of health security, and much more. Access the table of contents here.

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War by Agreement: A Contractarian Ethics of War

War by Agreement: A Contractarian Ethics of War

| October 2021

Since the 1970s, when the Vietnam War sparked massive opposition across the United States, philosophers and other academics have written a great deal about the theory of war. At the same time, there has been a parallel flourishing of writing on contractarianism in philosophy and political theory. But there has been no systematic or sustained work that combines both areas of inquiry—a contractarian treatment of the laws of war—until now.

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Engines of Patriarchy: Ethical Artificial Intelligence in Times of Illiberal Backlash Politics

Engines of Patriarchy: Ethical Artificial Intelligence in Times of Illiberal Backlash Politics

In recent years, concerns over the risks posed by artificial intelligence (AI) have mounted. In response, international organizations (IOs) have begun to translate the emerging consensus on the need for ethical AI into concrete international rules and standards. While the path toward effective AI governance faces many challenges, this essay shifts attention to an obstacle that has received little attention so far: the growing illiberal backlash in IOs.

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Fall 2021 (35.3)

Fall 2021 (35.3)

| October 2021

The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Fall 2021 issue of the journal! The highlight of this issue is a book symposium organized by Peter Balint on Ned Dobos’s Ethics, Security, and the War Machine, featuring contributions by Peter Balint; Neta C. Crawford; C. A. J. Coady; Ned Dobos; Cécile Fabre; Christopher J. Finlay; David Rodin; and Cheyney Ryan. Additionally, the issue includes a feature article by Philipp Gisbertz-Astolfi on the reduced legal equality of combatants in war and an essay by Hendrik Schopmans and Jelena Cupać on ethical AI, gender equality, and illiberal backlash politics. It also contains a review essay by Andreas Papamichail on the global politics of health security, and a book review by Claire Finkelstein. 

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Global Ethics Day Reading List

Global Ethics Day Reading List

| October 2021

Global Ethics Day is Wednesday, October 20! Created by Carnegie Council, Global Ethics Day is an annual moment to explore the meaning of ethics in daily life and to come together to identify and address the most critical issues facing society. This year, the editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to offer an array of resources for anyone looking to learn more about ethics and some of the key issues of our time.

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What We’ve Been Reading

What We’ve Been Reading

| October 2021

Welcome to our roundup of news and current events related to ethics and international affairs! Here’s some of what we’ve been reading this past month.

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EIA Summer 2021 Issue–Out Now!

EIA Summer 2021 Issue–Out Now!

| August 2021

The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Summer 2021 issue of the journal! The issue looks at the responsibility to protect in a changing world order, meaningful human control over weapons systems, inclusive trade, climate displacement, and much more. Access the table of contents here.

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What We’ve Been Reading

What We’ve Been Reading

| August 2021

Welcome to our roundup of news and current events related to ethics and international affairs! Here’s some of what we’ve been reading this past month.

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