Stephen Coleman: The moral dangers of non-lethal weapons

Stephen Coleman
TED

Pepper spray and tasers are in increasing use by both police and military, and more exotic non-lethal weapons such as heat rays are in the works. At TEDxCanberra, ethicist Stephen Coleman explores the unexpected consequences of their introduction and asks some challenging questions.

Stephen Coleman studies applied ethics, particularly the ethics of military and police force, and their application to human rights. Full bio »

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