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    Implications from Jaworska’s Account of Autonomy and Self for Dementia and Psychedelic Research
    American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 14 (2): 142-144. 2023.
    Peterson et al. (2023) write that there’s “a rich philosophical debate on the nature of authenticity in dementia” involving the relationship of identity and autonomy. I explore this with Jaworska’s...
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    Ratio, EarlyView.
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    Violent Deaths, Vicious Preferences, and Bare-Differences: A Reply to Hill
    Australasian Journal of Philosophy 99 (1): 196-201. 2021.
    ABSTRACT Hill [AJP, 2018] argues that Rachels’s famous bare-difference argument for the moral irrelevance between killing and letting die fails. In this paper, I argue that certain features in Hill’s cases might lead our intuitions astray. I propose new cases and suggest that they support the conclusion that, in itself, intentional killing is morally equivalent to intentional letting-die.
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    Value Invariabilism and Two Distinctions in Value
    Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 24 (1): 45-63. 2021.
    Following Moore, value invariabilists deny that the intrinsic value of something can be affected by features extrinsic to it. The primary focuses of this paper are (i) to examine the invariabilistic thesis and expand upon how we ought to understand it, in light of contemporary axiological distinctions, and (ii) to argue that distinguishing between different kinds of invariabilism provides resources to undermine a prominent argument against variabilism. First, I use two contemporary axiological d…Read more
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    Predictive Brain Implants: Advance Directives with a Mechanical Twist
    American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 6 (4): 44-46. 2015.