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Capable of being defended, protected, or justified: defensible arguments.

de·fen′si·bil′i·ty, de·fen′si·ble·ness n.
de·fen′si·bly adv.
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In the following, I aim to shed light on Toscani's controversially debated campaigns, by discussing the question of the ethical defensibleness of certain selected images.
Thus, the following can be considered as a speculation which nevertheless should help to come to a conclusion on the ethical defensibleness of Toscani's campaign.