2016

Journal Articles

  • Arora, C., Savulescu, J., Maslen, H., Selgelid, M. and Wilkinson, D., (2016), 'The Intensive Care Lifeboat: a survey of lay attitudes to rationing dilemmas in neonatal intensive care', BMC Medical Ethics, Vol: 17(1): 69. [open access]
  • Bambery, B., Savulescu, J., Selgelid, M., Weijer, C. and Pollard, A., (2016), 'Ethical Criteria for Human Challenge Studies in Infectious Diseases', Public Health Ethics, Vol: 9(1): 92-103.
  • Bostrom, N., Douglas, T. and Sandberg, A., (2016), 'The Unilateralist’s Curse and the Principle of Conformity', Social Epistemology, Vol: 30(4): 350-371.[open access]
  • Castro-De-Araujo, L., Levy, N. and Kanaan, R. A. A., (2016), 'RDoC and Shift of Reference', Australasian Psychiatry, Vol: 24(5).
  • Davies, W., (2016), 'Colour Constancy, Illumination, and Matching', Philosophy of Science, Vol: 83(4): 540-562.
  • D’Hotman De Villiers, D., Pugh, J. and Douglas, T., (2016), 'Methadone for Prisoners', The Lancet, Vol: 387(10015): 224.
  • Devolder, K., (2016), 'Euthanasia for detainees in Belgium: the case of Frank Van Den Bleeken', Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Vol: 25(3): 384-394.
  • Devolder, K., (2016), 'US complicity and Japan's wartime medical atrocities: Time for a response', American Journal of Bioethics, Vol: 15(6): 40-49.
  • Douglas, T., (2016), 'The Concise Argument: Duties to Rescue: Individual, Professional and Institutional', Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol: 42(4): 207-208.    
  • Earp, B. D., & Savulescu, J. (2016). 'Is there such a thing as a love drug? Reply toMcGee'. Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology, Vol. 23, No. 2, 93-96.
  • Earp, B. D., Sandberg, A., & Savulescu, J. (2016). 'The medicalization of love: Response to critics'. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Vol. 25, No. 4, 759-771.
  • Earp, B. D., & Moen, O. M. (2016). Paying for sex—only for people with disabilities? Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 42, No. 1, 54-56.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Science cannot determine human values. Think, Vol. 15, No. 43, 17-23.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). In defence of genital autonomy for children. Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 41, No. 3, 158-163. [open access]
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Mental shortcuts. Hastings Center Report, Vol. 46, No. 2, inside front cover.
  • Earp, B. D., & Hauskeller, M. (2016). Binocularity in bioethics—and beyond. American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 16, No. 2, W3-W6.
  • Earp, B. D., & Frisch, M. (2016). Circumcision of male infants and children as a public health measure in developed countries: A critical assessment of recent evidence. Global Public Health, online first. [open access]
  • Earp, B. D., Trafimow, D. (2016). Badly specified theories are not responsible for the replication crisis in social psychology. Theory & Psychology, Vol. 26, No. 4, 540-548.
  • Earp, B. D., & Frisch, M. (2016). Problems in the qualitative synthesis paper on sexual outcomes following non-medical male circumcision by Shabanzadeh et al. Danish Medical Journal. Vol. 63, No. 7, A5245 [open access]
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Infant circumcision and adult penile sensitivity: Implications for sexual experience. Trends in Urology & Men’s Health, Vol. 7, No. 4, 17-21. [open access]
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). What did the OSC replication initiative reveal about the crisis in psychology? BMC Psychology, Vol. 4, No. 28,1-19. [open access]
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Between moral relativism and moral hypocrisy: Reframing the debate on "FGM". Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, Vol. 26, No. 2, 105-144
  • Faber, N., Savulescu, J. and Douglas, T., (2016), 'Why is Cognitive Enhancement Deemed Unacceptable? The Role of Fairness, Deservingness, and Hollow Achievements', Frontiers in Psychology, Vol: 19 February. [open access]
  • Faber, N. S., Savulescu, J. and Van Lange, P. A. M., (2016), 'Reputational concerns as a general determinant of group functioning', Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol: 39 (e148).
  • Giubilini, A., (2016). 'Conscientious objection and medical tribunals', Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol:42: 78-79
  • Giubilini, A., S. Milnes and J. Savulescu, (2016). 'The medical ethics curriculum in medical schools: present and future', Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol:27(2): 129-145
  • Häusser, J. A., Leder, J., Ketturat, C., Dresler, M. and Faber, N. S., (2016), 'Sleep deprivation and advice taking', Scientific Reports, Vol: 6 (Article 24386). [open access]
  • Kahane, G. and Savulescu, J., (2016), 'Disability and Mere Difference', Ethics, Vol: 126(3): 774–788.
  • Kappes, A., G. Kahane and M. J. Crockett, (2016). 'From Risk to Fairness', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Keir, A., D. Wilkinson, C. Andersen and M. Stark, (2016). 'Washed versus unwashed red blood cells for transfusion for the prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm infants', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016 (Issue 1)
  • Levy, N., (2016), 'The Sweetness of Surrender: Glucose enhances self-control by signalling environmental richness', Philosophical Psychology, Vol: 29 813-825.
  • Levy, N., (2016), 'The Earthling’s Secret Weapon: Cumulative Culture and the Singularity', Science, Religion and Culture, Vol: 3: 19-30.
  • Levy, N., (2016), '‘My name is Joe and I’m an alcoholic’: Addiction, Self-knowledge and the Dangers of Rationalism', Mind & Language, Vol: 31: 265-276.
  • Levy, N., (2016), 'Have I Turned the Stove Off? Explaining Everyday Anxiety', Philosopher’s Imprint, Vol: 16: 1-10.
  • Levy, N., (2016), 'Cognitive Science in the Courtroom', Revista de Ciências Jurídico Criminais, Vol: 3: 169-182.
  • Levy, N., (2016), 'Dissolving the Puzzle of Resultant Moral Luck', Review of Philosophy and Psychology,Vol: 7(1): 127-139. [open access]
  • Levy, N., (2016), 'Addiction, Autonomy and Informed Consent: On and Off the Garden Path', Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Vol: 41(1): 56-73.
  • Liao, J. and Devolder, K., (2016), 'Intra-family gamete donation: A solution to concerns regarding gamete donation in China?', Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, Vol: 13(3): 431-438.
  • Maslen, H. and Savulescu, J., (2016), Open Peer Commentary: 'Neurofeedback for Moral Enhancement: Irreversibility, Freedom and Advantages over Drugs', American Journal of Bioethics: Neurosciences, Vol: 7(2): 120-122.
  • McGrath, J., C. Roehr and D. Wilkinson, (2016). 'When should resuscitation at birth cease?', Early Human Development, Vol:102: 31-36.
  • Persson, I. and Savulescu, J., (2016), 'Enharissment: A Reply to John Harris about Moral Enhancement', Neuroethics, Vol: 9(3): 275-277.
  • Persson, I. and Savulescu, J., (2016), 'Moral Bioenhancement, Freedom and Reason', Neuroethics, Vol: 9(3): 263-268. [open access]
  • Persson, I. and Savulescu, J., (2016), 'Conjoined Twins: Philosophical Problems and Ethical Challenges', Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Vol: 41(1): 41-55.
  • Pugh, J., (2016), 'Driven to Extinction? The Ethics of Eradicating Mosquitoes with Gene-Drive Technologies', Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol: 42: 578-581.
  • Pugh, J., Kahane, G., Maslen, H. and Savulescu, J., (2016) 'Lay Attitudes Towards Deception in Medicine: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Evidence', AJOB Empirical Bioethics, Vol: 7(1): 31-38.  [open access]
  • Pugh, J. and Douglas, T., (2016) 'Justifications for Non-Consensual Medical Intervention: From Infectious Disease Control to Criminal Rehabilitation', Criminal Justice Ethics, Vol: 35(3): 205-229 [open access]
  • Porsdam-Mann, S., J, Sahakian, B. and Savulescu, J., (2016), 'Facilitating the ethical use of health data for the benefit of society: Electronic health records, consent and the duty of easy rescue', Philosophical Transactions A, Vol: 374(2083) [open access]
  • Savulescu, J., (2016), 'Concise argument—wellbeing, collective responsibility and ethical capitalism', Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol: 42(6): 331-333. [freely available]
  • Shepherd, J., (2016). 'Kriegel on phenomenology of action', Rivista Internazionale di Filosofia e Psicologia. Vol: 7(2).
  • Shepherd, J., (2016), 'Conscious Action/Zombie Action', Noûs, Vol: 50(2): 419-444. [open access]
  • Shepherd, J., A. Gomes and M. Parrott, (2016). 'More dead than dead? Attributing mentality to vegetative state patients ', Philosophical Psychology Vol:29(1): 84-95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09515089.2015.1048328
  • Snoek, A., Levy, N. and Kennett, J., (2016), 'Strong-willed but not successful: The importance of strategies in recovery from addiction', Addictive Behaviors Reports, Vol: 4: 102-107. [open access]
  • Wartolowska, K., Savulescu, J. and Carr, J., (2016), 'Randomised placebo-controlled trials of surgery – ethical analysis and guidelines', Journal of Medical Ethics,  Vol: 42(12). [open access]
  • Wilkinson, D., Barnett, C., Savulescu, J. and Newson, A. J., (2016), 'Genomic Intensive Care: Should we Perform Genome Testing in Critically Ill Newborns?', Archives of Disease in Childhood, Vol: 101(2): F94-F98. [open access]
  • Wilkinson, D., Truog, R. and Savulescu, J., (2016), 'In favour of medical dissensus: why we should agree to disagree about end of life decisions', Bioethics, Vol: 30(2): 109-118 [open access]
  • Wilkinson, D., C. Andersen, C. O'Donnell, A. De Paoli and B. Manley, (2016). 'High flow nasal cannula for respiratory support in preterm infants', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016 (Issue 2)
  • Wilkinson, D., (2016), 'Ethical Dilemmas in Postnatal Treatment of Severe Congenital Hydrocephalus', Cambridge Quarterly of Health Care Ethics, Vol: 25(1). [open access]
  • Wilkinson, D., (2016), 'The grey zone in neonatal treatment decisions'. in  R. McDougall, C. Delany and L. Gillam, (Eds.) When Doctors and Parents Disagree: Ethics, Paediatrics and the Zone of Parental Discretion. (Melbourne: Federation Press)
  • Wilkinson, D., De Crespigny, L., Skene, L. and Savulescu, J., (Forthcoming), 'Protecting Future Children from In-Utero Harm', Bioethics, Vol: 30(6): 425-432 [open access]
  • Wittmann, M. K., Kolling, N., Faber, N. S., Scholl, J., Nelissen, N. and Rushworth, M. F. S., (2016), 'Self-other-mergence in frontal cortex during cooperation and competition', Neuron, 91, Vol: 91: 482–493 [open access]
  • Xafis, V., A. Watkins and D. Wilkinson, (2016). 'Death talk: Basic linguistic rules and communication in perinatal and paediatric end-of-life discussions', Patient Education and Counseling, Vol:99(4): 555-561,
  • Popular Articles

  • Earp, B. D. (2016, July 1). In praise of ambivalence: “Young” feminism, gender identity, and free speech. Quillette Magazine. Available at http://quillette.com/2016/07/02/in-praise-of-ambivalence-young-feminism-gender-identity-and-free-speech/
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). The unbearable asymmetry of bullshit. Health Watch, Issue 101, Spring 2016, 4-5. Available at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/294584001_The_unbearable_asymmetry_of_bullshit
  • Book Chapters

  • Davies, W. and Levy, N., (2016), 'Persistent Vegetative State, Akinetic Mutism, and Consciousness' in W. Sinnott-Armstrong, (Ed.) Finding Consciousness: The Neuroscience, Ethics, and Law of Severe Brain Damage. (New York: Oxford University Press)
  • Devolder, K., (2016), 'Psychiatric drugs and religious norms'. in D. Edmonds, (Ed.)   Philosophers Take On The World. (Oxford: Oxford University Press) pp 73-76
  • Douglas, T., (2016), 'Taking Drugs to Help Others'. in D. Edmonds, (Ed.)    Philosophers Take On The World. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Earp, B. D.  (2016). Boys and girls alike: The ethics of male and female circumcision. In E. C. H. Gathman (Ed.), Women, Health, & Healthcare: Readings on Social, Structural, & Systemic Issues.  (pp. 113-116). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. (Reprinted from Earp, B. D.  (2015). Boys and girls alike. Aeon Magazine)
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Can you be gay by choice? In D. Edmonds (Ed.), Philosophers Take on the World. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Degrees of sexual harm. In D. Edmonds (Ed.), Philosophers Take on the World. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Earp, B. D. (2016). Prostitution and disability. In D. Edmonds (Ed.), Philosophers Take on the World. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Gipson, J., Kahane, G. and Savulescu, J., (2016), 'Lay Attitudes to Withdrawal of Treatment in Disorders of Consciousness and Their Normative Significance'. in W. Sinnott-Armstrong (Ed.), Finding Consciousness: The Neuroscience, Ethics and Law of Severe Brain Damage. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Giubilini, A. and F. Minerva (2016). Partial-birth and after-birth abortion. In H. LaFollette, (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Ethics. H. LaFollette, (Ed.) Wiley: 1-8. 
  • Giubilini, A. and S. Sanyal, (2016), 'Challenging human enhancement'. In  S. Clarke, J. Savulescu, C. A. J. Coady, A. Giubilini and S. Sanyal, (Eds.) The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate. (Oxford: Oxford University Press): 1, pp 1-24
  • Giubilini, A., (2016), 'Conscience'. In  E. N. Zalta, (Ed.) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, (Spring 2016 Edition)
  • Gyngell, C., (2016), 'Growing Babies: The Ethics of Artificial Wombs'. in D. Edmonds, (Ed.)   Philosophers Take on the World. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Gyngell, C. and Selgelid, M., (2016), 'Human Enhancement: Conceptual Clarity and Moral Significance'. in S.Clarke, A. Giubilini, J. Savulescu, T. Coady and S. Sanyal, (Eds.)   The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate. (Oxford University Press)
  • Kahane, G., (2016), 'The Pregnant Man and Other Conceptual Surprises'. in  D. Edmonds (Ed.)   Philosophers Take on the World. (Oxford: Oxford University Press) pp 240-244.
  • Kahane, G., (2016), 'Pain, Experience, and Well-being'. in G. Fletcher (Ed.),  The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Well-Being. (London: Routledge) pp 209-220.
  • Kahane, G., (2016), 'Is, Ought, and the Brain' in S. M. Liao, (Ed.) Moral Brains: The Neuroscience of Morality. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Levy, N., (2016), 'Disabling Language'. in D. Edmonds, (Ed.)   Philosophers Take on the World. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Levy, N., (2016), 'Neuroethics and Responsibility'. in K. Brownlee, D. Coady and K. Lippert-Rasmussen, (Eds.)   Blackwell Companion to Applied Philosophy. (Wiley-Blackwell)
  • Levy, N., (2016), 'Towards a More Banal Neuroethics'. in F. Jotterand and V. Dubljevic, (Eds.)   Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives. (Oxford University Press)
  • Levy, N., (2016), 'Naturalism and Free Will'. in K. J. Clark, (Ed.)   Blackwell Companion to Naturalism. (John Wiley & Sons)
  • Maslen, H., (2016), 'Towards an Ethical Framework for Regulating the Market for Cognitive Enhancement Devices'. in F. Jotterand and V.Dubljevic, (Eds.)   Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Pugh, J. and Douglas, T., (2016), 'Neurointerventions as Criminal Rehabilitation: An Ethical Review' in J. Jacobs and J. Jackson, (Eds.)  Handbook of Criminal Justice Ethics. (Routledge)
  • Pugh, J., Kahane, G., and Savulescu, J., (2016), 'Partiality for Humanity and Enhancement' in S. Clarke, J. Savulescu, C. A. J. Coady, A. Giubilini and S. Sanyal, (Eds.)  The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate, pp. 170-183 (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Roache, R. and Savulescu, J., (2016), 'Enhancing Conservatism' in S. Clarke, J. Savulescu, C. A. J. Coady, A. Giubilini and S. Sanyal, (Eds.)  The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Santoni De Seo, F., Faber, N., Savulescu, J. and Vincent, N., (2016), 'Why Less Praise for Enhanced Performance? Moving Beyond Responsibility-shifting, Authenticity, and Cheating, towards a Nature-of-Activities Approach'. in F. Jotterand and V.Dubljevic, (Eds.)   Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Savulescu, J. and Kahane, G., (2016), 'Understanding Procreative Beneficence: The Nature and Extent of the Moral Obligation to Have the Best Child'. in L. Francis, (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Ethics. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Shepherd, J., (2016), 'Moral Conflict in the Minimally Conscious State'. in W. Sinnott-Armstrong (Ed.), Finding Consciousness: The Neuroscience, Ethics and Law of Severe Brain Damage. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Shepherd, J., (2016), 'The morality of sport hatred'. in  D. Edmonds, (Ed.) Philosophers Take on the World. (Oxford: Oxford University press): 35, pp 133-137
  • Shepherd, J., (2016), 'Moral conflict and the minimally conscious state'. in  W. Sinnott-Armstrong, (Ed.) Consciousness After Severe Brain Damage: Medical, Legal, Ethical, and Philosophical Perspectives (Oxford University Press)
  • Wilkinson, D., (2016), 'In praise of organ-ised sport'. in  D. Edmonds, (Ed.) Philosophers Take on the World: Exploring Moral Issues Behind the News. (Oxford: Oxford University
    Press): 18, pp 67-69
  • Wilkinson, D., (2016), 'Nick-less?'. in  D. Edmonds, (Ed.) Philosophers Take on the World: Exploring Moral Issues Behind the News. (Oxford Oxford University Press): 30, pp 115-117,
  • Wilkinson, D., (2016), 'The grey zone in neonatal treatment decisions'. in R. McDougall, C. Delany and L. Gillam, (Eds.)   When Doctors and Parents Disagree: Ethics, Paediatrics and the Zone of Parental Discretion. (Federation Press) [open access in process]
  • Books

  • Clarke, S., Savulescu, J., Coady, C. A. J., Giubilini, A. and Sanyal, S., (Eds.) (2016), The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Edmonds, D., (Ed.) (2016), Philosophers Take On the World. (Place, Oxford University Press)