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    Truth and public reason
    Philosophy and Public Affairs 37 (1): 2-42. 2009.
    No Abstract
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    Philosophy, Politics, Democracy: Selected Essays
    Harvard University Press. 2009.
    Deliberation and democratic legitimacy -- Moral pluralism and political consensus -- Associations and democracy (with Joel Rogers) -- Freedom of expression -- Procedure and substance in deliberative democracy -- Directly-deliberative polyarchy (with Charles Sabel) -- Democracy and liberty -- Money, politics, political equality -- Privacy, pluralism, and democracy -- Reflections on deliberative democracy -- Truth and public reason.
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    Extra rempublicam nulla justitia?
    with Charles Sabel
    Philosophy and Public Affairs 34 (2). 2006.
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    Rousseau: A Free Community of Equals
    Oxford University Press. 2010.
    This book provides an analytical and critical appraisal of Rousseau's political thought that, while frank about its limits, also explains its enduring power.
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    The Arc of the Moral Universe and Other Essays
    Harvard University Press. 2010.
    The arc of the moral universe -- Structure, choice, and legitimacy: Locke's theory of the state -- Democratic equality -- A more democratic liberalism -- For a democratic society -- Knowledge, morality and hope: the social thought of Noam Chomsky: with Joel Rogers -- Reflections on Habermas on democracy -- A matter of demolition?: Susan Okin on justice and gender -- Minimalism about human rights: the most we can hope for? -- Is there a human right to democracy? -- Extra republicam nulla justitia…Read more
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    The importance of philosophy: Reflections on John Rawls
    South African Journal of Philosophy 23 (2): 113-119. 2004.
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    Influence of physicians' life stances on attitudes to end-of-life decisions and actual end-of-life decision-making in six countries
    with J. van Delden, F. Mortier, R. Lofmark, M. Norup, C. Cartwright, K. Faisst, C. Canova, B. Onwuteaka-Philipsen, and J. Bilsen
    Journal of Medical Ethics 34 (4): 247-253. 2008.
    Aim: To examine how physicians’ life stances affect their attitudes to end-of-life decisions and their actual end-of-life decision-making.Methods: Practising physicians from various specialties involved in the care of dying patients in Belgium, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and Australia received structured questionnaires on end-of-life care, which included questions about their life stance. Response rates ranged from 53% in Australia to 68% in Denmark. General attitudes, intende…Read more
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    On the possibility of a positive-sum game in the distribution of health care resources
    with Edwige Burg
    Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 28 (3). 2003.
    Health care resource distribution is a subject of debate among health policy analysts, economists, and philosophers. In the United States, there is a widening gap between the more-and less-advantaged socioeconomic sub-populations in terms of both health care resource distribution and outcomes. Conventional wisdom suggests that there is a tradeoff, a zero-sum game, between efficiency and fairness in the distribution of health care resources. Promoting fairness in the distribution of health care r…Read more
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    2 For a Democratic Society
    In Samuel Richard Freeman (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Rawls, Cambridge University Press. pp. 86. 2003.
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    Forgoing artificial nutrition or hydration at the end of life: a large cross-sectional survey in Belgium
    with K. Chambaere, I. Loodts, and L. Deliens
    Journal of Medical Ethics 40 (7): 501-504. 2014.
    Objectives To examine the frequency and characteristics of decisions to forgo artificial nutrition and/or hydration at the end of life.Design Postal questionnaire survey regarding end-of-life decisions to physicians certifying a large representative sample of Belgian death certificates in 2007.Setting Flanders, Belgium, 2007.Participants Treating physicians of deceased patients.Results Response rate was 58.4%. A decision to forgo ANH occurred in 6.6% of all deaths . Being female, dying in a care…Read more
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    Labelling of end-of-life decisions by physicians
    with J. Deyaert, K. Chambaere, M. Roelands, and L. Deliens
    Journal of Medical Ethics 40 (7): 505-507. 2014.
    Objectives Potentially life-shortening medical end-of-life practices ) remain subject to conceptual vagueness. This study evaluates how physicians label these practices by examining which of their own practices they label as euthanasia or sedation.Methods We conducted a large stratified random sample of death certificates from 2007 . The physicians named on the death certificate were approached by means of a postal questionnaire asking about ELDs made in each case and asked to choose the most ap…Read more
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    The interrupted absolute : art, religion and the "new categorical imperative" -- "The ever-broken promise of happiness" : interrupting art, or Adorno -- "Absolute insomnia" : interrupting religion, or Levinas -- "To preserve the question" : interrupting the book, or Jabès -- Conclusion : sharing the imperative.
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    Truth and Public Reason
    Philosophy and Public Affairs 37 (1): 2-42. 2009.
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    Our health care system is not broken--it's obsolete!
    The Pharos of Alpha Omega Alpha-Honor Medical Society. Alpha Omega Alpha 74 (1): 35. 2011.
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    Vision's Invisibles: Philosophical Explorations, by Véronique Fóti
    Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 37 (2): 216-217. 2006.
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    In JohnHG Rawls (ed.), A Brief Inquiry Into the Meaning of Sin and Faith: With "on My Religion", Harvard University Press. pp. 1-23. 2009.
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    2 Privacy, Pluralism, and Democracy
    In Joseph Keim Campbell, Michael O'Rourke & David Shier (eds.), Law and Social Justice, Mit Press. pp. 3--15. 2005.
  • Book Reviews (review)
    with Doohwan Ahn, Nataša Bakić-Mirić, Giorgio Baruchello, Debra Bergoffen, Alexander de Grand, Donald J. Dietrich, Liviu Drugus, Linda Freedman, Perry Gethner, Irving Louis Horowitz, Ronald Hutton, Stephen Ingle, Hugh Lindsay, Tim Murphy, Francis R. Nicosia, Roger Owen, Joyce Senders Pedersen, Mia Roth, Arthur B. Shostak, Stanley Shostak, Max J. Skidmore, and K. Steven Vincent
    The European Legacy 13 (5): 655-681. 2008.
  • Just Marriage (edited book)
    with Deborah Chasman
    Oup Usa. 2004.
    As the national debate intensifies over what marriage is and who may marry, Mary Lyndon Shanley argues that although the state should continue to play a role in regulating personal relations, the law must be fundamentally reformed if marriage is to become a more just institution. Thirteen prominent writers and thinkers respond, including Nancy F. Cott, William N. Eskridge, Jr., Amitai Etzioni, Martha Albertson Fineman, and Cass R. Sunstein.