2008 Papers

Book Chapters

  • Levy, N. (2008), 'Restrictivism is a Covert Compatibilism', in  N. Trakakis and D. Cohen (Eds) Essays on Free Will and Moral Responsibility, (Cambridge Scholar Press)
  • Clarke, S. (2008), 'Some Optimism for the Pessimist: a Response to Nola', in L. Soler, H. Sankey and P. Hoyningen-Huene (Eds) Rethinking Scientific Change and Theory Comparison: Stabilities, Ruptures, Incommensurabilities, (Dordrecht: Springer) 203-205
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), 'Procreative Beneficence: reasons not to have Disabled Children', in J. Thompson and L. Skene (Eds) The Sorting Society: The Ethics of Genetic Screening and Therapy, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), 'Three Stages of Disbelief', in U. Shuklenk and R. Blackford (Eds) Voices of Disbelief, (Wiley-Blackwell)

Edited Journal Issue

Journal Articles

  • Clarke, S. (2008), 'SIM and the City: Rationalism in Psychology and Philosophy and Haidt's Account of Moral Judgement', Philosophical Psychology, Vol: 21(6) pp. 799-820
  • Clarke, S. and Levy, N. (2008), 'Neuroethics and Psychiatry', Current Opinion in Psychiatry, Vol: 21(6) pp. 568-571
  • Clarke, S. and Wolfendale, J. (2008), 'Paternalism, Consent, and the Use of Experimental Drugs in the Military', Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Vol: 33(4) pp. 337-355
  • Douglas, T. (2008), 'Moral Enhancement', Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol: 25(3) pp. 228-245 [open access]
  • Kahane, G. (2008), 'Brain Imaging and the Inner Life', The Lancet, Vol: 371 pp. 1572-1573
  • Kahane, G. and Shackel, N. (2008), 'Do Abnormal Responses Show Utilitarian Bias?' Nature, Vol: 452(7185)
  • Kahane, G., Wiech, K., Farias, M., Shackel, N., Tiede, W. and Tracey, I. (2008), 'An fMRI Study Measuring Analgesia Enhanced by Religion as a Belief System', Pain, Vol: 139(2) pp. 467-476
  • Liao, S. M., Savulescu, J. and Wasserman, D. (2008), 'The Ethics of Enhancement' Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol: 25(3) pp. 159-161
  • Levy, N. (2008), 'Introducing Neuroethics', Neuroethics Vol: 1(1): pp. 1-8. [open access]
  • Naylor, E., Wood, D. and Savulescu, J. (2008), 'Enhancement', Student British Medical Journal, Vol: March 2008
  • Sandberg, A. (2008), 'The Normativity of Memory Modification', Neuroethics, Vol: 1(2) pp. 85-99
  • Sandberg, A. (2008), 'Sleep better than medicine? Ethical and philosophical issues related to "wake enhancement"', Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol: 34(9) pp. E9
  • Sandberg, A. (2008), 'Neuroenhancement of Love and Marriage: The Chemicals Between Us ', Neuroethics, Vol: 1(1) pp. 31-44
  • Savulescu, J. and De Crespigny, L. (2008), 'Pregnant women with fetal abnormalities: the forgotten people in the abortion debate', Medical Journal of Australia, Vol: 188(2) pp. 100- 103 Related article: Letter in response to commentors, Medical Journal of Australia, 189 (1) 53 - 55
  • Savulescu, J. and De Crespigny, L. (2008), 'Letter in Response to Comments on "Pregnant women with fetal abnormalities: the forgotten people in the abortion debate"', Medical Journal of Australia, Vol: 189(1) pp. 53- 55
  • Savulescu, J., Duncan, R. D., Gillam, L., Williamson, R., Rogers, J. and Delatycki, M. B. (2008), '“You’re one of us now”: Young people describe their experiences of predictive genetic testing for Huntington disease (HD) and familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)', American Journal of Medical Genetics, Vol: 148C(1) pp. 47 - 55
  • Savulescu, J. and Goold, I. (2008), 'In Favour of Freezing Eggs For Non-Medical Reasons', Bioethics, Vol: 23(1) pp. 47-58
  • Savulescu, J. and Goold, I. (2008), 'Freezing Eggs for Lifestyle Reasons', American Journal of Bioethics, Vol: 8(6) pp. 32
  • Savulescu, J., Hope, R. A., Waterhouse, T., Stein, A. and Pollard, A. J. (2008), 'Children's consent and paediatric research; is it appropriate for healthy children to be the decision-maker in clinical research?', Archives of Disease in Childhood, Vol: 93(5) pp. 379 - 383
  • Savulescu, J., Naylor, E. and Wood, D. (2008), 'Neuroscience, Neuroethics and the Law', Student British Medical Journal, Vol: February 2008
  • Savulescu, J. and Persson, I. (2008), 'The Perils of Cognitive Enhancement and the Urgent Imperative to Enhance the Moral Character of Humanity', Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol: 25(3) pp. 162 - 167
  • Savulescu, J. and Saunders, R. (2008), 'Research Ethics and Lessons from Hwangate: what can we learn from the Korean cloning fraud?' Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol: 34 pp. pp. 214 - 221
  • Wilkinson, D. and Douglas, T. (2008), 'Consequentialism and the Death Penalty', American Journal of Bioethics, Vol: 8(10) pp. 56-58
  • Wilkinson, D., Kahane, G. and Savulescu, J. (2008), '‘Neglected Personhood’ and Neglected Questions: Remarks on the Moral Significance of Consciousness', American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, Vol: 8(9) pp. 31 - 33 [PDF PRE-PRINT]
  • Wilkinson, D. and Savulescu, J. (2008), 'Refusing to Refer: Abortion and the Limits of Professional Conscience ', Bioethics Forum
  • Wilkinson, D. and Andersen, C., (2008). 'A randomized crossover trial of two algorithms for managing desaturation episodes in ventilated preterm infants', Neonatology, Vol: 95(4): 306-310. 
  • Wilkinson, D., Andersen, C., Smith, K. and Holberton, J., (2008). 'Pharyngeal pressures with high flow nasal cannulae', J Perinatology, Vol: 28(1): 42-47.
  • Wilkinson, D., Andersen, C. and Holberton, J., (2008). 'Should high flow nasal cannulae be used for respiratory support in preterm infants?', Neonatology Today, Vol: 3(8): 1-5.


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