Forthcoming and Recent Publications

David G. Limbaugh and Robert Kelly

  • "Libet and Freedom in a Mind-Haunted World," American Journal of Bioethics-Neuroscience. (forthcoming).

Jake Monaghan

  • “Biological Ties and Biological Accounts of Moral Status," The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy (forthcoming).

Phil Reed

  • How Not to Defend the Unborn” with David Hershenov, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, forthcoming.
  • “How to Gerrymander Intention,” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 89:3 (2015): 441-460.
  • “Artifacts, Intentions, and Contraceptives: The Problem with Having a Plan B for Plan B,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 38:6 (2013): 657-673.

Adam Taylor

  • “Dualism, Panpsychism, and the Moral Status of Brainless Embryos” with David Hershenov 2016. Ethics, Medicine and Public Health. Special Issue on Personal Identity and Bioethics. 2:4, 593– 601.
  •  “Personal Identity and the Possibility of Autonomy.” With David Hershenov. Dialectica. Forthcoming
  • “Can Ordinary Materialists be Autonomous?” With David Hershenov. 2016. Philosophia Christi. 18:2, 385-405

Neil Feit

  • “Harming by Failing to Benefit,” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (forthcoming, published online September 2017, DOI 10.1007/s10677-017-9838-6).
  • “Harm and the Concept of Medical Disorder,” Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 38:5 (2017) 367-385.
  • “Comparative Harm, Creation and Death,” Utilitas 28:2 (2016) 136-163.
  • “Plural Harm,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 90:2 (2015) 361-388.

Rose Hershenov

  • “If Abortion then Infanticide.” with David Hershenov. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics. Forthcoming
  • “The Potential of Potentiality Arguments” with David Hershenov in J. Eberl Ed. Contemporary Controversies in Catholic Bioethics. Springer Press. Forthcoming
  • “Health, Harm and Potential” with David Hershenov. Southwest Philosophy Review, 32: 1 January 2016.
  •  “Anscombe on Embryos and Human Beings” in Anscombe and The Catholic Intellectual Tradition. Neumann Press. Eds. John Mizzoni, Philip Pegan, Geoffrey Karabin.. 2016. pp. 143-160.

David Hershenov

  • “Pathocentric Medicine and a Moderate Internal Morality of Medicine”, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. Forthcoming
  • “Health, Interests, and Equality” with Rose Hershenov, Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics. Forthcoming
  • “Morally Relevant Potential” with Rose Hershenov. Journal of Medical Ethics, 2015. 41:3. 268-271.
  • “Death and Dignity.” Anscombe Forum: Human Dignity. Eds: John Mizzoni, Neumann University Press. 2016. pp. 93-116

Jim Delaney

  • Taking pleasure in the good and well-being: the harmless pleasure objection. 2017. Philosophia. (Published online September 15, 2017.)
  • Is presumed consent a morally permissible policy for organ donation?” Controversies in Catholic Bioethics, Springer Press. Forthcoming.
  • Catholicism and the duty to vaccinate. 2017. American Journal of Bioethics 17(4): 56-57.
  • Human enhancement and identity-affecting changes: the problem of controversial cases. 2016. Ethics, Medicine, and Public Health 2(4): 499-506.
  • The nonidentity problem and bioethics: a natural law perspective. 2016. Christian Bioethics 22(2): 122-142.
  • Therapy, enhancement, and the ethics of business in medicine: challenges for the doctor-patient relationship and patient safety. Published online January 29, 2016. (co-authored with David Martin). Journal of Business Ethics.

Travis Timmerman

  • You're Probably Not Really a Speciesist, forthcoming at Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 
  • Your Death Might be the Worst Thing Ever to Happen to You (But Maybe You Shouldn't Care), the Canadian Journal of Philosophy (2016)
  • Reconsidering Categorical Desire Views, In Michael Cholbi (ed.), Immortality and the Philosophy of Death, Rowman and Littlefield (2016)
  • Sometimes There is Nothing Wrong with Letting a Child Drown, Analysis (2015)

Barry Smith

Peter Koch

  • Koch. P, Lazaridis, C. “What does it mean for a Critically Ill Patient to Fare Well?” Intensive Care Medicine (2017). doi:10.1007/s00134-017-4819-8
  • Bruce, C. R. and Koch, P. “Opting out of Bad Texas Legislation”. Houston Business Journal. Forthcoming
  • Bruce, C. R. and Koch, P. “Flawed Assumptions: Ethical Problems with Proposed Presumed Consent Legislation”. American Journal of Transplantation. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/ajt.14402. Forthcoming.
  • Kothari S, Sullivan, LS, Koch, P, and Lazaridis, C. “Changing the Conversation:  A Capabilities Approach to Disordered Consciousness.” American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience. Forthcoming.

Jack Freer

  • Freer. J, Berman, H., Koch, P, and Craenen, G. “Comfort Care Request for a Pre-Term Infant: A Prescriptive Analysis.” American Journal of Bioethics. 17(1). 2017.

Steve Kershnar

Geert Craenen

  • “Declaring Conflict of Interest - Current State of Affairs in the Ophthalmic Literature” in Accountability in Research: Policies and Quality Assurance.  Forthcoming




Romanell Lecture Series, Oxford University Press

Tragic Failures: How and Why We are Harmed by Toxic Chemicals.

Tragic Failures: How and Why We are Harmed by Toxic Chemicals
Carl F. Cranor, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, UC Riverside

Provides a new unified diagnosis of environmental law; Builds its thesis on recent public health law and important new tort law decisions; Poses solutions to the many adverse effects of enironmental legislation on the individual.

What Do Philosophers Do?

What Do Philosophers Do?
Penelope Maddy, Founding Chair,
UC Irvine, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science

Evaluates a range of philosophical methods: common sense, scientific naturalism, ordinary language, conceptual analysis, and therapeutic approaches; presents arguments for radical skepticism from an everyday point of view.

All Talked Out: Naturalism and the Future of Philosophy.

All Talked Out: Naturalism and the Future of Philosophy
J.D. Trout, Illinois Institute of Technology

Contains insights into our cognitive limitations that will prove useful to psychologists and policy makers; Makes a significant contribution to the literature on the future of philosophy; A novel approach to conflicts of interest in government.