Uwe Steinhoff

The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration

Associate Professor

Pokfulam Road

Centennial Campus

Hong Kong, Pokfulam HK

Hong Kong

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Against Pogge's 'Cosmopolitanism'

Ratio 26 (2013): 329-341.
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2014
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

cosmopolitanism, equal respect and concern, moral worth, partiality, Thomas Pogge, state borders

2.

Rodin on Self-Defense and the 'Myth' of National Self-Defense: A Refutation

Philosophia 41 (2013), pp. 1017–1036. ,
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2013
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

duty to retreat, law enforcement, national defense, necessity, political aggression, proportionality, Dadid Rodin, self-defense, war

3.

Why ‘We’ are Not Harming the Global Poor: A Critique of Pogge's Leap from State to Individual Responsibility

Public Reason 4 (2012): 119-138.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Dec 2013
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

collective responsibility, harm, individual responsibility, negative duties, Pogge, political representation, poverty

4.

The Uselessness of Rawls's 'Ideal Theory'

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Sep 2015
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

bridging principle, closedness, full compliance, global justice, ideal theory, Holly Lawford-Smith, non-ideal theory, partial compliance, John Rawls, A. John Simmons, Zofia Stemplowska, Laura Valentini

5.

Drowning the Shallow Pond Analogy: A Critique of Garrett Cullity's Attempt to Rescue it

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Aug 2014
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

collective responsibility, Garrett Cullity, duty of assistance, shallow pond analogy, Peter Singer

6.

Two Failed Accounts of Citizen Responsibility for State Action: On Stilz and Pasternak

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Dec 2013
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

citizens, collective action, collective responsibility, liability, participation, Avia Pasternak, states, Anna Stilz

7.

What Is Self-Defense?

Public Affairs Quarterly 29(4) (2015), pp. 385-402.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

attack, definition, harm, helpless victim, imminence, instrumentalism, resistance, self-defense

8.

Just Cause and ‘Right Intention’

Journal of Military Ethics 13(1) (2014), pp. 32-48
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Aug 2014
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

just cause, just war theory, Kamm, Frances, McMahan, Jeff, proportionality, right intention, war

9.

On Renzo's Attempt to Ground State Legitimacy in a Right to Self-Defense

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Nov 2013
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

anarchism, legitimacy, political obligation, Massimo Renzo, self-defense, state, unjust threat

10.

Justifying Defense Against Non-Responsible Threats and Justified Aggressors: The Liability vs. the Rights-Infringement Account

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Jan 2014
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

Frowe, Helen, justified attackers, liability, non-responsible threats, Jonathan Quong, rights infringement, self-preference, symmetrical self-defense, tactical bomber

11.

What is War – And Can a Lone Individual Wage One?

International Journal of Applied Philosophy 23(1) (2009), pp. 133-150
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

collectives, individualism, liberalism, war

12.

A Critique of David Miller's Like Minded Group and Cooperative Practice Models of Collective Responsibility

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Aug 2014
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

collective responsibility, cooperative practice model, democracy, like-minded group model, David Miller, national responsibility

13.

Helen Frowe's 'Practical Account of Self-Defence': A Critique

Public Reason 5(1) (2013): 48-57
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Dec 2013
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

action-guidingness, Helen Frowe, justification, objectivism, self-defense, subjectivism

14.

Unsavory Implications of a 'Theory of Justice' and 'The Law of Peoples': The Denial of Human Rights and the Justification of Slavery

The Philosophical Forum 43(2) (2012), pp. 175-196.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2013
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

contractualism, global justice, human rights, John Rawls, slavery

15.

Rights, Liability, and the Moral Equality of Combatants

The Journal of Ethics 13 (2012) 16:339-366.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2013
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

collective action, just cause, liability to attack, Jeff McMahan, moral equality of combatants, rights, Judith Jarvis Thomson, war

16.

Firth and Quong on Liability to Defensive Harm: A Critique

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Dec 2013
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

Joanna Mary Firth, instrumentalism, liability, necessity, rights, self-defense, Jonathan Quong

17.

Political Obligation and the Particularity Problem: A Note on Markie

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Aug 2014
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

natural duties, particularity problem, political obligation, universal jurisdiction

18.

Finlay on Legitimate Authority: A Critical Comment

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Jun 2014
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

aggressors, Christopher J. Finlay, legitimate authority, non-state actors, other-defense, states, terrorism, victims, war

19.

Shalom on the Impermissibility of Self-Defense Against the Tactical Bomber

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Apr 2014
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

justified attacker; rights infringement; Shalom, Stephen R.; symmetrical self-defense; tactical bomber

20.

Self-Defense and Imminence

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2015
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

attack, imminence, innocents, justifying defensive emergency, necessity, precautionary rule, threat, self-defense

21.

Why We Shouldn't Reject Conflicts: A Critique of Tadros

Res Publica (June 2014, Online First).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2014
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

agent-relative considerations, conflict, justified attacker, means principle, self-preference, tactical bomber, Victor Tadros

22.

On Bazargan's 'Hybrid Account' of the Permissibility of Killing Minimally Responsible Threats

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

Bazargan, combined lesser evil/liability justification, complex account of liability, discounting, hybrid account, lesser evil, liability, minimally responsible threats, self-defense

23.

Shortcomings of and Alternatives to the Rights-Forfeiture Theory of Justified Self-Defense and Punishment

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Sep 2015
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

forfeiture, liability, necessity, precaution, proportionality, punishment, rights; self-defense, subjective element

24.

Self-Defense and the Necessity Condition

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Sep 2015
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

aggressor, innocents, necessity condition, precaution, rights forfeiture, self-defense, success condition

25.

The Guerrilla Strikes Back: A Comment on Yvonne Chiu

Diametros 30 (2011), pp. 61-75
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

Yvonne Chiu, civilian, combatant, guerrilla, uniform, war

26.

Proportionality in Self-Defense

Journal of Ethics, (2017)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2017
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

Balance of Interests, Forfeiture, Fiona Leverick, Property, Proportionality, Right to Life, Self-Defense, Value of Life

27.

Is There a Duty to Militarily Intervene to Stop a Genocide?

Christian Neuhäuser and Christoph Schuck (eds.), Military Interventions: Considerations from Philosophy and Political Science (Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2016 Forthcoming),
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Aug 2016
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

collateral damage, conscientious objection, duty, genocide, humanitarian intervention, John Lango, James Pattison, responsibility to protect, Kok-Chor Tan

28.

Just Cause and the Continuous Application of Jus Ad Bellum

Larry May, Shannon Elizabeth Fyfe, and Eric Joseph Ritter (eds.), The Cambridge Handbook on Just War Theory (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Aug 2016
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

continuity, jus ad bellum, jus ex bello, just cause, Jeff McMahan, Darrel Moellendorf, proportionality, retribution, David Rodin, war exit

29.

Quong on Agent-Relative Prerogatives to Do Harm: A Very Brief Refutation

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Apr 2016
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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agent-relative prerogatives, harm, justification, liability, Jonathan Quong

30.

The Liability of Justified Attackers

Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

compensation, liability, justified attackers, justification, Jeff McMahan, permissibility, self-defense, war

31.

Self-Defense as Claim Right, Liberty, and Act-Specific Agent-Relative Prerogative

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Uwe Steinhoff
The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration
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Abstract:

act-specificity,agent-relativity, claim-right, justification, liberty-right, prerogative, rights-forfeiture, self-defense