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:
Body Modification Practices, Respect for Persons, and the Medical Monopoly
2022 – A Review of Clare Chambers’ “Intact: A Defence of the Unmodified Body”. Journal of Value Inquiry.
Available at: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10790-022-09893-7
Or, alternatively, download it here: Roberts2022-Intact
2021 – Ending the War on Drugs: Public Attitudes and Incremental Change, The American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 26-28
Available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15265161.2021.1891351?journalCode=uajb20
Or, alternatively, download it here: Ending_the_War_on_Drugs
2020 – How to Regulate the Right to Self-Medicate, HEC Forum.
Available at: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10730-020-09415-7
Or, alternatively, download it here: Self-Medication
2019 – Body Modification Practices and the Medical Monopoly, Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 307-327
Available at: https://www.pdcnet.org/soctheorpract/content/soctheorpract_2019_0045_0002_0307_0327
Or, alternatively, download it here: BMPs and the Medical Monopoly
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
Available at: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/japp.12333
Or, alternatively, download it here: Roberts-2018-Journal_of_Applied_Philosophy
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
Available at: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10730-017-9344-1
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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
Available at: https://journals.uvic.ca/index.php/pir/article/view/16204/7061
Or, alternatively download it here: 16204-15610-1-PB (1)
2014 – A Review of Dale Miller’s J.S. Mill. Journal of Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy. Vol. 17 pp. 212-216
Available at: https://dbs-lin.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/philosophy/pla/?q=reviews
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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
Available at: http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/rifanalitica/article/view/4009
Or, alternatively download it here: 4009-14310-1-PB
2014 – Treating the Enhancement Debate: Irrelevant Distinctions in the Enhancement Medicine Debate. Kriterion-Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 28, pp.1-12
Available at: http://www.kriterion-journal-of-philosophy.org/kriterion/volume-28-2014/
Or, alternatively download it here: Kriterion-2014-28-001-012-roberts
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.
Available at: https://www.elgaronline.com/display/book/9781800889262/9781800889262.xml
2021 – Prescribing Unapproved Medical Devices? The case of DIY Artificial Pancreas Systems, Medical Law International, co-authored with Muireann Quigley and Victoria Moore.
Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0968533221997510
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.
Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1932296820957728?journalCode=dsta