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Of souls, spirits and ghosts: Transposing the application of the rules of targeting to lethal autonomous robots

@article{Krupiy2015OfSS,
  title={Of souls, spirits and ghosts: Transposing the application of the rules of targeting to lethal autonomous robots},
  author={Tetyana Krupiy},
  journal={Melbourne Journal of International Law},
  year={2015},
  volume={16},
  pages={145}
}
  • Tetyana Krupiy
  • Published 1 August 2015
  • Political Science
  • Melbourne Journal of International Law
C An Ability to Experience Emotions and Compassion Human Rights Watch ('HRW') (303) and Robert Sparrow (304) argue that an ability to experience emotions, compassion and connection to citizens of the adversary's state are central to good targeting decisions. Similarly, Lieutenant Colonel Jorg Wellbrink believes that feelings, empathy and intuition are vital for understanding the situation on the battlefield. (305) Although the rules of targeting do not directly address the role of emotions and… 
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