In my thesis, supervised by Dr Richard Child and Dr Christian Schemmel, I argue that prohibiting people from using medical technology to engage in practices such as scarification is incompatible with the demands of respect for persons.
A full copy of my thesis can be downloaded here:
2022 – A Review of Clare Chambers’ “Intact: A Defence of the Unmodified Body”. Journal of Value Inquiry.
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2021 – Ending the War on Drugs: Public Attitudes and Incremental Change, The American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 26-28
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2020 – How to Regulate the Right to Self-Medicate, HEC Forum.
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2019 – Body Modification Practices and the Medical Monopoly, Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 307-327
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2018 – A Review of Jessica Flanigan’s “Pharmaceutical Freedom: Why Patients have a Right to Self-Medicate”. Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 523-525
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2018 – A Review of Roberto Esposito’s ‘Person’s and Things’ Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy, Vol. 21, pp. 267-271
2017 – Autonomy, Competence and Non-Interference HEC Forum, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 235-252
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2017 – A Review of J.M. Bernstein’s ‘Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury. Philosophy in Review, Vol. 37, No. 1 pp. 5-9
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2014 – A Review of Dale Miller’s J.S. Mill. Journal of Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy. Vol. 17 pp. 212-216
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2014 – Delivering the Deadly Blow: Understanding Collective Responsibility Rivista Italiana di Filosofia Analitica Junior, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 49-58
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2014 – Treating the Enhancement Debate: Irrelevant Distinctions in the Enhancement Medicine Debate. Kriterion-Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 28, pp.1-12
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2022 – ‘Being Novel? Regulating Emerging Technologies Under Conditions of Uncertainty’ in Lawrence, David and Morley, Sarah (Eds) Novel Beings: Regulatory Approaches for a Future of New Intelligent Life, co-authored with Muireann Quigley.
2021 – Prescribing Unapproved Medical Devices? The case of DIY Artificial Pancreas Systems, Medical Law International, co-authored with Muireann Quigley and Victoria Moore.
2020 – User and Healthcare Professional Perspectives on Do-It-Yourself Artificial Pancreas Systems, Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, co-authored with J Shepard et al.