Should Soldiers Think before They Shoot?

@article{Eriksen2010ShouldST,
  title={Should Soldiers Think before They Shoot?},
  author={J{\o}rgen Weidemann Eriksen},
  journal={Journal of Military Ethics},
  year={2010},
  volume={9},
  pages={195 - 218}
}
  • J. Eriksen
  • Published 1 September 2010
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Military Ethics
Abstract Intuition has increasingly been considered as a legitimate foundation for decision-making, and the concept has started to find its way into military doctrines as a supplement to traditional decision-making procedures, primarily in time-constrained situations. Yet, absent inside the military realm is a critical and level-headed discussion of the ethical implications of intuitive behaviour, understood as an immediate and situational response with no recourse to thoughtful or deliberate… 
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