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A Theory of the Drone
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: GrŽgoire Chamayou
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-06 - Publisher: New Press, The

The Parisian research scholar and author of Manhunts offers a philosophical perspective on the role of drone technology in today's changing military environments and the implications of drone capabilities in enabling democratic choices. 12,500 first printing.
Drone Theory
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Grégoire Chamayou
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-29 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Drone Theory is Gregoire Chamayou's poignant and sharply argued polemic against US drone warfare. In 2011 alone, the US deployed one drone strike every four days in Pakistan. Drone Theory is a rigorous polemic against the increasing use of robot warfare around the world. Drawing on philosophical debate, moral lessons
A theory of the super soldier
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Jean-François Caron
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-02 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

Throughout history, states have tried to create the perfect combatant with superhuman physical and cognitive features that are akin to those of comic book superheroes. However, the current innovations have nothing to do with the ones from the past and their development goes beyond a simple technological perspective. On the
Spatial Resistance
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Christian Beck
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-11 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book uses literary analysis and digital humanities to show how social justice can be enacted in everyday actions through changing the way we think about lived spaces. As corporate and state powers increase, it is necessary to examine ways to democratize space based on the shared values of equality,
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Hugh Gusterson
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-13 - Publisher: MIT Press

Drone warfare described from the perspectives of drone operators, victims of drone attacks, anti-drone activists, international law, military thinkers, and others.