• Relational autonomy : state of the art debate
    In Aurelia Armstrong, Keith Green & Andrea Sangiacomo (eds.), Spinoza and Relational Autonomy: Being with Others, Eup. 2019.
  • Introduction : procedural justice in law, psychology, and philosophy
    with Denise Meyerson and Therese MacDermott
    In Meyerson Denise, Catriona Mackenzie & Therese MacDermott (eds.), Procedural Justice and Relational Theory: Empirical, Philosophical, and Legal Perspectives, Routledge. 2021.
  • Ethical reasoning in the practice of ethical investment
    Business Ethics: Principles and Practice. forthcoming.
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    Warum die Bioethik ein Konzept von Vulnerabilität benötigt
    In Nikola Biller-Andorno, Settimio Monteverde, Tanja Krones & Tobias Eichinger (eds.), Medizinethik, Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. pp. 189-219. 2021.
    Wendy Rogers ist Professorin für klinische Ethik und Catriona Mackenzie ist Professorin für Philosophie. Beide lehren an der Macquarie University in Sydney, Australien. Susan Dodds ist Professorin für Philosophie an der La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australien. Alle drei befassen sich seit Jahren intensiv mit feministischer Theorie, angewandter und biomedizinischer Ethik sowie mit Moralphilosophie.
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    Vulnerability, Exploitation and Autonomy
    In James F. Childress & Michael Quante (eds.), Thick Autonomy: Personal Autonomy in Ethics and Bioethics, Springer Verlag. pp. 175-187. 2022.
    Bioethicists who seek to defend commercial transactions that intuitively seem exploitative, such as organ sales and commercial surrogacy, typically pair a liberal analysis of exploitation with a libertarian analysis of autonomy. In this paper, I argue that the liberal analysis of exploitation, which focuses primarily on two party transactions between individuals, occludes the structural dimensions of exploitation. This occlusion then paves the way for the transaction to be understood in terms of…Read more
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    One of the challenges facing complex democratic societies marked by deep normative disagreements and differences along lines of race, gender, sexuality, culture and religion is how the perspectives of diverse individuals and social groups can be made effectively present in the deliberative process. In response to this challenge, a number of political theorists have argued that empathetic perspective-taking is critical for just democratic deliberation, and that a well-functioning democracy requir…Read more
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    Culpability, Blame, and the Moral Dynamics of Social Power
    Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 95 (1): 163-182. 2021.
    This paper responds to recent work on moral blame, which has drawn attention to the ambivalent nature of our blaming practices and to the need to ‘civilize’ these practices. It argues that the project of civilizing blame must engage with a further problematic feature of these practices, namely, that they can be implicated in structures of social oppression, and distorted by epistemic and discursive injustice. The paper also aims to show that engaging with this problem raises questions about the …Read more
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    Guest Editor’s Introduction
    Australasian Philosophical Review 3 (3): 239-240. 2019.
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    En los sectores políticos democráticos liberales, el principio del respeto a la autonomía es ampliamente aceptado —en teoría, si no siempre en la práctica— como un valor moral cardinal que debería guiar tanto la deliberación política, la política pública y las prácticas, como nuestras actitudes respecto a nuestros conciudadanos. En términos simples, respetar la autonomía es respetar los intereses de cada persona de vivir su vida según su propia concepción del bien. En la base del requisito norma…Read more
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    Vulnerability, Insecurity and the Pathologies of Trust and Distrust
    International Journal of Philosophical Studies 624-643. 2020.
    While some trust theorists have adverted to the vulnerabilities involved in trust, especially vulnerability to betrayal, the literature on trust has not engaged with recent work on the ethics of vulnerability. This paper initiates a dialogue between these literatures, and in doing so begins to explore the complex interrelations between vulnerability and trust. More specifically, it aims to show how trust can both mitigate and compound vulnerability. Through a discussion of two examples drawn fro…Read more
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    Procedural justice and the law
    with Denise Meyerson
    Philosophy Compass 13 (12). 2018.
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    Why bioethics needs a concept of vulnerability
    International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 5 (2): 11-38. 2012.
    Concern for human vulnerability seems to be at the heart of bioethical inquiry, but the concept of vulnerability is under-theorized in the bioethical literature. The aim of this article is to show why bioethics needs an adequately theorized and nuanced conception of vulnerability. We first review approaches to vulnerability in research ethics and public health ethics, and show that the bioethical literature associates vulnerability with risk of harm and exploitation, and limited capacity for aut…Read more
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    Neurotechnologies, Relational Autonomy, and Authenticity
    International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 13 (1): 98-119. 2020.
    The ethical debate about neurotechnologies—including both drugs and implanted devices—has been largely framed around the questions of whether and when these technologies could damage or promote authenticity. Patients can experience changes in mood, behavior, emotion, or preferences—seemingly, changes in character or personality. Some describe such changes by saying they feel like different people; that they have become either more or less themselves; or that they feel as though some of their moo…Read more
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    Editors’ Introduction
    International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 5 (2): 1-10. 2012.
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    Women In and Out of Philosophy
    with Cynthia Townley
    In Katrina Hutchison & Fiona Jenkins (eds.), Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?, Oup Usa. pp. 164. 2013.
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    The Limits of the Public Sphere: The Advocacy of Violence
    with Sarah Sorial
    Critical Horizons 12 (2): 165-188. 2011.
    In this paper, we give an account of some of the necessary conditions for an effectively functioning public sphere, and then explore the question of whether these conditions allow for the expression of ideas and values that are fundamentally incompatible with those of liberalism. We argue that speakers who advocate or glorify violence against democratic institutions fall outside the parameters of what constitutes legitimate public debate and may in fact undermine the conditions necessary for the…Read more
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    Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy (edited book)
    with Wendy Rogers and Susan Dodds
    Oup Usa. 2013.
    This volume breaks new ground by investigating the ethics of vulnerability. Drawing on various ethical traditions, the contributors explore the nature of vulnerability, the responsibilities owed to the vulnerable, and by whom
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    Symposia on Gender, Race and Philosophy
    with Jacqui Poltera
    Symposia on Gender, Race, and Philosophy 7 (1). 2011.
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    It is standard in feminist commentaries to argue that Wollstonecraft's feminism is vitiated by her commitment to a liberal philosophical framework, relying on a valuation of reason over passion and on the notion of a sex-neutral self. I challenge this interpretation of Wollstonecraft's feminism and argue that her attempt to articulate an ideal of self-governance for women was an attempt to diagnose and resolve some of the tensions and inadequacies within traditional liberal thought.1.
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    On bodily autonomy
    In Kay Toombs (ed.), Handbook of Phenomenology and Medicine, Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 417--439. 2001.