And here is part two of our publications round-up
Journal articles and book chapters
Ross, Alison. ‘The Distinction Between Mythic and Divine Violence: Walter Benjamin’s “Critique of Violence” from the Perspective of “Goethe’s Elective Affinities”’, New German Critique, Vol.41, No1, 121, Winter, 2014, pages 93–120.
Ross, Alison. ‘The Problem of the Image: Sacred and Profane Spaces in Walter Benjamin’s Early Writing’, Critical Horizons, Vol. 14, No. 3, pages 355–379.
Ross, Alison. ‘The Image: Historical, Conceptual, Aesthetic, Moral’, Critical Horizons, Vol. 14, No. 3, pages 265–270.
Saward, Mark. Collins’ core fine-tuning argument. International
Journal for Philosophy of Religion.
Schmidtz, David and John Thrasher “The Virtues of Justice," in Virtues and their Vices, edited by Kevin Timpe and Craig A. Boyd, Oxford University Press (2014), pp. 59–74.
Sparrow, R. 2014. “Egalitarianism and moral bioenhancement,” American Journal of Bioethics Apr;14(4):20–8. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2014.889241.
Sparrow, R. 2014. “Reproductive technologies, risk, enhancement, and the value of genetic relatedness,” Journal of Medical Ethics
Sparrow, R. 2013. “Book review: Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement, by Ingmar Persson and Julian Savulescu,” Australasian Journal of Philosophy. DOI: 10.1080/00048402.2013.860180.
Sparrow, R. 2014. “Ethics, eugenics, and politics.” In Akira Akayabashi (ed) The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 139–153.
Sparrow, R. 2014. “What we can – and can’t — learn about the ethics of enhancement by thinking about sport.” In Akira Akayabashi (ed) The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 218–223.
Sparrow, R. 2014. “(Im)Moral technology? Thought experiments and the future of ‘mind control’.” In Akira Akayabashi (ed) The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 113–119.
Sparrow, R. 2014.“The real force of ‘procreative beneficence’.” In Akira Akayabashi (ed) The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 183–192.
Thrasher, J. “Uniqueness and Symmetry in Bargaining Theories of Justice,” Philosophical Studies, 167, no. 3 (2014): pp. 683–699.
Thrasher, J. “Reconciling Justice and Pleasure in Epicurean Contractarianism,“ Ethical Theory & Moral Practice 16, no. 2 (2013): pp 423–436
Thrasher, John and Keith Hankins, “When Justice Demands Inequality” The Journal of Moral Philosophy (2014).DOI: 10.1163/17455243–4681035
Thrasher, John and Kevin Vallier, “The Fragility of Consensus: Public Reason, Diversity and Stability” The European Journal of Philosophy (2014) DOI: 10.1111/ejop.12020
Thrasher, J. “Ordering Anarchy” Rationality, Markets and Morals 5, no. 1 (2014), pp. 30–46.
van Doorn, G., Hohwy, J., Symmons, M. 2014. Can you tickle yourself if you swap bodies with someone else? Consciousness & Cognition 23: 1–11. Philosophy Compass 9.6 (2014) pp 368–381.
Windt, J. M. (2013): Reporting dream experience: Why (not) to be skeptical about dream reports. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7.
Windt, J. M. (2013): Minding the dream self: Perspectives from the analysis of self-experience in dreams. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36(6), 633.
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