Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics

(The median citation count of Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-12-01 to 2023-12-01.)
Experimental philosophical bioethics and normative inference13
The ethics of innovation for Alzheimer’s disease: the risk of overstating evidence for metabolic enhancement protocols13
Preventing conscientious objection in medicine from running amok: a defense of reasonable accommodation12
Whole body gestational donation11
Conscience, conscientious objections, and medicine8
Relational suffering and the moral authority of love and care7
What we talk about when we talk about pediatric suffering7
The prospects of precision psychiatry7
Experiential knowledge in clinical medicine: use and justification7
Valuing life and evaluating suffering in infants with life-limiting illness6
What is morally at stake when using algorithms to make medical diagnoses? Expanding the discussion beyond risks and harms6
How many ways can you die? Multiple biological deaths as a consequence of the multiple concepts of an organism6
Experimental philosophy of medicine and the concepts of health and disease6
Anent the theoretical justification of a sex doula program5
Should vegans have children? Examining the links between animal ethics and antinatalism5
A plea for an experimental philosophy of medicine4
Patient confidentiality, the duty to protect, and psychotherapeutic care: perspectives from the philosophy of ubuntu4
Global justice in the context of transnational surrogacy: an African bioethical perspective3
Eudaimonia and well-being: questioning the moral authority of advance directives in dementia3
Public sexual health: replying to Firth and Neiders on sex doula programs3
The virtues and the vices of the outrageous3
Transposon dynamics and the epigenetic switch hypothesis3
The evolution of research participant as partner: the seminal contributions of Bob Veatch2
Why good work in philosophical bioethics often looks strange2
The principle of procreative beneficence and its implications for genetic engineering2
Disability bioethics and the commitment to equality2
Philosophical investigations into the essence of pediatric suffering2
What is a reasonable framework for new non-validated treatments?2
Is the replication crisis a base-rate fallacy?2
Addressing complex hospital discharge by cultivating the virtues of acknowledged dependence2
Pain priors, polyeidism, and predictive power: a preliminary investigation into individual differences in ordinary thought about pain2
Are some controversial views in bioethics Juvenalian satire without irony?2
The concept of disease in the time of COVID-192
The right to assistive technology2
Relational autonomy and the clinical relationship in dementia care2
Robert Veatch’s transplantation ethics: obtaining and allocating organs from deceased persons2
Wakefield’s harmful dysfunction analysis of disorder and the problem of defining harm to nonsentient organisms2
Introduction: controversial arguments in bioethics2
A defense of surgical procedures regulation2
Is skin bleaching a moral wrong? An African bioethical perspective2
Explanatory integration and integrated explanations in Darwinian medicine and evolutionary medicine2
The place of sexuality in society: misplaced grand theorising will sideline disabled people’s sexual rights1
Introducing philosophy of medicine: three new books1
The inviolateness of life and equal protection: a defense of the dead-donor rule1
Is whole-body gestational donation without explicit consent a valid alternative to surrogate motherhood? An ethical analysis through analogy reasoning and principlist approach1
The religious character of secular arguments supporting euthanasia and what it implies for conscientious practice in medicine1
Making a dead woman pregnant? A critique of the thought experiment of Anna Smajdor1
A letter to the article “Whole Body Gestational Donation” published by Anna Smajdor in Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics1
Controversial views and moral realism1
Defending secular clinical ethics expertise from an Engelhardt-inspired sense of theoretical crisis1
Case analysis in ethics instruction: bootlegging theory in a topical structure1
Why (at least some) moral vegans may have children: a response to Räsänen1
Our suffering and the suffering of our time1
Robert Veatch’s Disrupted Dialogue and its implications for bioethics1
Death as “benefit” in the context of non-voluntary euthanasia1
Osteoporosis and risk of fracture: reference class problems are real1
‘Experimental pregnancy’ revisited1
Why whole body gestational donation must be rejected: a response to Smajdor1
The criticism of medicine at the end of its “golden age”1
A critique of whole body gestational donation1
Why bother the public? A critique of Leslie Cannold’s empirical research on ectogenesis1
Policy change without ethical analysis? Commentary on the publication of Smajdor1
Saving unwanted children: a proposal for a National Rearing Institute1
Medical disorder, harm, and damage1
Maureen L. Condic: Untangling twinning: what science tells us about the nature of human embryos0
Critical conversations at the crossroads0
The patient experience of medically unexplained symptoms: an existentialist analysis0
In ethics a model is important: interview with Professor Edmund D. Pellegrino0
Probability and informed consent0
Correction to: Transposon dynamics and the epigenetic switch hypothesis0
The indispensability of race in medicine0
Implicit understandings and trust in the doctor-patient relationship: a philosophy of language analysis of pre-operative evaluations0
Kathleen Benton and Renzo Pegoraro (ed.): Finding dignity at the end of life: A spiritual reflection on palliative care0
Nathan Carlin: Pastoral aesthetics: a theological perspective on principlist bioethics0
Towards a systematic evaluation of moral bioenhancement0
Phenomenology’s place in the philosophy of medicine0
Diagnosing death: the “fuzzy area” between life and decomposition0
The harm threshold and Mill’s harm principle0
Reviewers, 20220
Age-based restrictions on reproductive care: discerning the arbitrary from the necessary0
Sex, demoralized0
Snead, O. Carter. What it means to be human: the case for the body in public bioethics. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2020. 321 pp. $41.00 (cloth); $22.95 (paper). ISBN 0-67-49877-210
Michael J. Balboni and John R. Peteet (eds): Spirituality and religion within the culture of medicine: from evidence to practice0
Chochinov, Harvey Max. Dignity in Care. The Human Side of Medicine. New York: Oxford University Press, 2023. 184 pp. (print) ISBN 9780199380428, (online) ISBN 97801993804590
Response to comments on my paper on whole body gestational donation0
Correction: Defending the link between ethical veganism and antinatalism0
Moyse, Ashley. Resourcing Hope for Ageing and Dying in a Broken World: Wayfaring through Despair. Anthem Press, 2022. pp. 162. $125.00. (hardcover). ISBN: 13:9781785278617. (Ebook): 10:1:17852786240
Towards a dispositionalist (and unifying) account of addiction0
Ilora Finlay and Robert Preston: Death by appointment: a rational guide to the assisted dying debate0
Thomas Schramme: Theories of health justice: just enough health0
Mary Ann G. Cutter: Thinking through breast cancer: a philosophical exploration of diagnosis, treatment, and survival0
The ubiquity of the fallacy of composition in cognitive enhancement and in education0
Somatics and phenomenological psychopathology: a mental health proposal0
Epistemic injustice in the therapeutic relationship in psychiatry0
An account of medical treatment, with a preliminary account of medical conditions0
Subjectivity of pre-test probability value: controversies over the use of Bayes’ Theorem in medical diagnosis0
Johnson, James A., Douglas E. Anderson, and Caren C. Rossow. Health Systems thinking: a primer. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2020. 138 pp. ISBN 97812841671460
The risk of normative bias in reporting empirical research: lessons learned from prenatal screening studies about the prominence of acknowledged limitations0
Robert Veatch’s early career in bioethics, contributions to the field, and career at Georgetown University0
Correction to: Experimental philosophy of medicine and the concepts of health and disease0
Gregory L. Eastwood: Finishing our story: preparing for the end of life0
John Keown: Euthanasia, ethics and public policy: an argument against legalisation, 2nd edition0
A troubling foundational inconsistency: autonomy and collective agency in critical care decision-making0
Correction to: Biographical lives and organ conscription0
Making sense of “the inevitable”0
Johnson, L. Syd M. The ethics of uncertainty: entangled ethical and epistemic risks in disorders of consciousness. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021. 304 pp. $55 (hardcover). ISBN: 97801909436460
Childbearing, abortion and regret: a response to Kate Greasley0
A naturalist response to Kingma’s critique of naturalist accounts of disease0
Biographical lives and organ conscription0
A festschrift in memory of Robert M. Veatch0
Why we have duties of autonomy towards marginal agents0
Procreative responsibilities and the parental obligation objection0
To harvest, procure, or receive? Organ transplantation metaphors and the technological imaginary0
Philosophy of medicine in 20210
Refund: a defense of luck egalitarian policy in healthcare0
Rosamond Rhodes: The trusted doctor: medical ethics and professionalism0
Correction to: Pain priors, polyeidism, and predictive power: a preliminary investigation into individual differences in ordinary thought about pain0
DeGrazia, David, and Millum, Joseph. A theory of bioethics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. 316 pp. $99.99 (cloth) ISBN 978,316,515,839, $24.99 (paper) SBN 9,781,009,011,7470
Values, decision-making and empirical bioethics: a conceptual model for empirically identifying and analyzing value judgements0
Thomas Boggatz (ed.): Quality of life and person-centered care for older people0
Controversial arguments are controversial0
Telling it like it was: dignity therapy and moral reckoning in palliative care0
Weak transhumanism: moderate enhancement as a non-radical path to radical enhancement0
The philosopher as partner: an introduction to the scholarship of Robert M. Veatch0
S. Clarke, H. Zohny and J. Savulescu (eds), Rethinking Moral Status, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021, ISBN: 978-0-19-289407-60
Erwin B. Montgomery: Medical reasoning: the nature and use of medical knowledge0
Walter Glannon: Psychiatric neuroethics: studies in research and practice0
Defending the link between ethical veganism and antinatalism0
Misapplying autonomy: why patient wishes cannot settle treatment decisions0
Treat the dead, not just death, with dignity0
Cross-cultural bioethics: lessons from the Sub-Saharan African philosophy of ubuntu0
Suffering and the dilemmas of pediatric care: a response to Tyler Tate0
Correction to: Whole-brain death and integration: realigning the ontological concept with clinical diagnostic tests0
Correction to: How many ways can you die? Multiple biological deaths as a consequence of the multiple concepts of an organism0
Vera Mackie, Nicola J. Marks, and Sarah Ferber (eds): The reproductive industry: intimate experiences and global processes0
Boggatz Thomas (ed). Quality of life and person-centered care for older people. Springer, Cham (Switzerland), 2020. 466 pp. $59.99 (paper). ISBN 978-3-030-29989-70