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  • Social Actionby Seumas Miller

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 50.00

    This book provides philosophical analyses of fundamental categories of human social action. more...

  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorismby Seumas Miller

    Wiley 2009; US$ 90.86

    Undoubtedly, the events of September 11, 2001 served as a wake-up call to the scourge of global terrorism facing twenty-first century societies. But was the attack on the World Trade Center a crime or an act of war? Is seemingly indiscriminate violence inflicted on civilians ever morally justified? And should society's response always be in kind –... more...

  • The Moral Foundations of Social Institutionsby Seumas Miller

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    Seumas Miller provides an exciting new philosophical theory of contemporary social institutions and the ethical challenges they confront. more...

  • Shooting to Killby Seumas Miller

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    In this book, philosopher Seumas Miller analyzes the various moral justifications and moral responsibilities involved in the use of lethal force by police and military, relying on a distinctive normative teleological account of institutional roles. Miller covers a variety of urgent and morally complex topics, including police shootings of armed offenders,... more...

  • Corruption and Anti-Corruption in Policing—Philosophical and Ethical Issuesby Seumas Miller

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 53.43

    High levels of police corruption have been a persistent historical tendency in police services throughout the world. While the general area of concern in this book is with police corruption and anti-corruption, the focus is on certain key philosophical and ethical issues that arise for police organisations confronting corruption. On the normative account... more...

  • Institutional Corruptionby Seumas Miller

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book integrates theoretical accounts of corruption with practical approaches to combating corruption in various public- and private-sector settings. more...

  • Dual Use Science and Technology, Ethics and Weapons of Mass Destructionby Seumas Miller

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 53.43

    This book deals with the problem of dual-use science research and technology. It first explains the concept of dual use and then offers analyses of collective knowledge and collective ignorance. It goes on to present a theory of collective responsibility, followed by four chapters focusing on a particular scientific field or industry of dual use... more...

  • Human Rights and the Moral Responsibilities of Corporate and Public Sector Organisationsby Tom Campbell; Seumas Miller

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 147.79

    All students and advocates of human rights will be interested in this concerted exploration of the human rights moral obligations that fall, not directly on states, but on private and public organisations. Such an approach to human rights opens up the possibility of holding corporations and bureaucracies to account for human rights violations even... more...

  • Ethics in Practiceby Andrew Alexandra; Seumas Miller

    University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Dozens of times a day we are faced with moral dilemmas, and our judgments and actions are guided by our sense of what is right or wrong. But there are times when we find ourselves facing situations of moral complexity and uncertainty. Drawing on numerous case studies, Ethics in Practice is a practical and absorbing discussion on ethics and moral theory,... more...

  • Investigative Ethicsby Seumas Miller; Ian A. Gordon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 27.86

    Investigative Ethics: Ethics for Police Detectives and Criminal Investigators presents applied philosophical analyses of the ethical issues that arise for police detectives and other investigators in contemporary society. Explores ethical issues relating to investigative independence, rights of victims and suspects, use of informants, entrapment,... more...