Matthew Talbert is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at West Virginia University. His research focuses on identifying the social, psychological, and metaphysical conditions of moral responsibility. He is the author of a number of articles on moral responsibility and one book, Moral Responsibility: An Introduction (Polity, 2016).
Jessica Wolfendale is Associate Professor of Philosophy at West Virginia University. She is the author of Torture and the Military Profession (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007), co-editor of New Wars and New Soldiers: Military Ethics in the Contemporary World (Routledge, 2011), and has published numerous articles and book chapters on topics including security, torture, terrorism, bioethics, and military ethics.
A Note on Authorship Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1: Explaining Behavior: The Person or the Situation? Chapter 2: Situationism and War Crimes Chapter 3: A Dispositional Account of War Crimes Chapter 4: Excusing Perpetrators Chapter 5: Blaming Perpetrators Chapter 6: Hard Cases Chapter 7: Punishing and Preventing War Crimes Bibliography