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  1. added 2015-05-26
    Dale Dorsey (2015). Welfare, Autonomy, and the Autonomy Fallacy. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 96 (1).
    In this article, I subject the claim that autonomous choice is an intrinsic welfare benefit to critical scrutiny. My argument begins by discussing perhaps the most influential argument in favor of the intrinsic value of autonomy: the argument from deference. In response, I hold that this argument displays what I call the ‘Autonomy Fallacy’: the argument from deference has no power to support the intrinsic value of autonomy in comparison to the important evaluative significance of bare self-direction or what I (...)
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    Thaddeus Metz (2015). Odnajdowanie Sensu W Jego Poszukiwaniu. Filozofuj! 2:9-11.
    Polish translation of mildly revised versions of the introductory and closing pages of _Meaning in Life_.
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  3. added 2015-05-22
    Donato Bergandi (2013). L’Impartialité Engagée : Objectivité Scientifique Et Engagement Moral. In Byk (ed.), Les scientifiques doivent-ils être responsables ? Fondements, enjeux et évolution normative. Les Études Hospitalières. 137-154.
    L’humanité est devenue facteur d’évolution au niveau planétaire. En complexifiant toujours plus les modalités de ses relations avec l’environnement, elle pense trouver dans la science l’outil principal de son développement et en définitive de sa survie. La science, en effet, est un système d’acquisition de connaissances qui génère une interprétation systématique et rationnelle du monde naturel ethumain, jamais définitive et en renouvellement continu. En tant qu’explication rationnelle des phénomènes naturels et sociaux, elle nous permet de raffiner sans cesse la compréhension (...)
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  4. added 2015-05-14
    Stephen M. Campbell & Lance Wahlert (forthcoming). Is Disability Conservationism Rooted in Status Quo Bias? American Journal of Bioethics.
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  5. added 2015-05-04
    Stephen M. Campbell & Sven Nyholm (forthcoming). Anti-Meaning and Why It Matters. Journal of the American Philosophical Association.
    It is widely recognized that lives and activities can be meaningful or meaningless, but few have appreciated that they can also be anti-meaningful. Anti-meaning is the polar opposite of meaning. Our purpose in this essay is to examine the nature and importance of this new and unfamiliar topic. In the first part, we sketch four theories of anti-meaning that correspond to leading theories of meaning. In the second part, we argue that anti-meaning has significance not only for our attempts to (...)
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  6. added 2015-04-27
    Chris Heathwood (forthcoming). Desire-Fulfillment Theory. In Guy Fletcher (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Well-Being. Routledge.
    Explains the desire-fulfillment theory of well-being, its history, its development, its varieties, its advantages, and its challenges.
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    Thaddeus Metz (forthcoming). Meaningful Existence. In Graham Oppy (ed.), Blackwell Companion to Atheism and Philosophy. Blackwell.
    A critical exploration of recent philosophical work on the relationship between atheism and meaning in life. In addition to considering views that God is not necessary for our lives to have meaning, it focuses particularly on bolder claims that the existence of God would make meaning in our lives impossible or at least very difficult.
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    Chris Heathwood (2014). Faring Well and Getting What You Want. In Russ Shafer-Landau (ed.), The Ethical Life: Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Moral Problems. Oxford University Press. 31-42.
    An introductory-level article defending a desire-satisfaction theory of welfare. About 5,000 words; no footnotes, citations, credits, etc.
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  9. added 2015-04-23
    William Lauinger (forthcoming). A Framework for Understanding Parental Well-Being. Philosophia:1-22.
    Is being a parent prudentially good for one – that is to say, does it enhance one’s well-being? The social-scientific literature is curiously divided when it comes to this question. While some studies suggest that being a parent decreases most people’s well-being, other studies suggest that being a parent increases most people’s well-being. In this paper I will present a framework for thinking about the prudential benefits and costs of parenthood. Four elements are central to this framework: affect, friendship , (...)
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    William Lauinger (forthcoming). Well-Being in the Christian Tradition. In Guy Fletcher (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Well-Being.
    This paper discusses well-being in the Christian tradition.
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    Danny Frederick (2015). Book Review: Robert Audi, 'Moral Perception'. [REVIEW] Reason Papers 37 (1):164-69.
    I summarise Robert Audi's 'Moral Perception.' I concede that there is such a thing as moral perception. However, moral perceptions are culturally-relative, which refutes Audi’s claims that moral perception may ground moral knowledge and that it provides inter-subjectively accessible grounds which make ethical objectivity possible. Audi's attempt to avoid the refutation tends to convert rational disputes into ad hominem ones. I illustrate that with the example of the ethics of prostitution.
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    Wellington Amâncio da Silva (2014). Educational Universalization in the Brazil. Education Journal 3 (3):140--145.
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    Mathias Schüz (1999). Werte - Risiko - Verantwortung. Dimensionen des Value Managements. Gerling Akademie Verlag.
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  14. added 2015-04-16
    Clara Donoso, APROXIMACIONES TEÓRICAS SOBRE LA PRESENCIA DE LA DANZA- TEATRO EN AMERICA DEL SUR.
    Abstract: The American people strongly developed making music, songs , poetry , stories and theatrical dances. Currently , South America , is made up of diverse knowledge of ethnic and mestizo peoples who qualify with a plurality of cultures and artistic expressions themselves ; including our dance-theater that has had over time on the mestizo becoming, Our avatars , rites , hobbies and living in these territories ; humanizing and closer and closer to art and daily life.
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    Eunice Modupe Hassan & G. O. Adejumo, Land Mis-Use: Behavioural Effects of Environmental Pollution and Sustainable Development in Nigeria.
    Mis-use of land is now a threat to human survival because of its impact on environment and other social implications. This paper sought to identify various forms of land mis-use and to highlights son: of its attendant implications. This article uses a cross-national data available on land mis-use ·, substantiate its claims. The result indicated that most public and private landowners tamper with lana resources without considering its impact on the well being of the eco-system as a whole. The concern (...)
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    G. O. Adejumo, N. A. Omoregbe & S. Nicholas - Omoregbe Olanike, The Influence of Socioeconomic Status of Parents Onchildren's Academic Performance in Nigeria.
    The relationship between the Socioeconomic Status of students and their academic 'achievement was examined in this study. The research was carried out on a randomly selected sample of 623 Junior Secondary School students from four secondary schools in Ado-Odo, Ota, Ogun State. The parental educational and occupational background was used as a measure of family social status. Student achievement is a score of the standardized Junior Secondary School Examination in English language organized by National Examination Council [NECO]. Parental Social Economic (...)
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    Jonathan Parry (forthcoming). Liability, Community, and Just Conduct in War. Philosophical Studies:1-21.
    Those of us who are not pacifists face an obvious challenge. Common-sense morality contains a stringent constraint on intentional killing, yet war involves homicide on a grand scale. If wars are to be morally justified, it needs be shown how this conflict can be reconciled. A major fault line running throughout the contemporary just war literature divides two approaches to attempting this reconciliation. On a ‘reductivist’ view, defended most prominently by Jeff McMahan, the conflict is largely illusory, since such killing (...)
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    Awdhesh Yadav & Ranjana Kesarwani (forthcoming). Effect of Individual and Community Factors on Maternal Health Care Service Use in India: A Multilevel Approach. Journal of Biosocial Science:1-19.
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    Jennifer A. Dobson, Emily Christofides, Melinda Solomon, Valerie Waters & Kieran O’Doherty (forthcoming). How Do Young People with Cystic Fibrosis Conceptualize the Distinction Between Research and Treatment? A Qualitative Interview Study. Ajob Empirical Bioethics:1-11.
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    Matthew Schaeffer (forthcoming). The Thick-Esse /Thin-Essence View in Thomistic Personalism in Advance. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly.
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    Baiju R. Shah, Jeremiah Hwee, Karen Cauch-Dudek, Ryan Ng & J. Charles Victor (forthcoming). Diabetes Self-Management Education is Not Associated with a Reduction in Long-Term Diabetes Complications: An Effectiveness Study in an Elderly Population. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice:n/a-n/a.
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    Rosemary Newham, Emma Dunlop Corcoran, James W. Dear, Sharon Hems, Stuart McTaggart & Marion Bennie (forthcoming). A Qualitative Study of the Relationship Between the Scottish Medicines Consortium and Their Clinical Experts. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice:n/a-n/a.
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    Daniel Patrone, Jen-Ting Wang, Melissa Haig, Rosemary Harris, Rebecca LeFebvre, Matthew Vedete & Taylor Zelka (forthcoming). Conflict of Interest Disclosure in Orphan Drug Research. Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine: An International Journal.
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    Maria Kanellopoulou-Botti & Fereniki Panagopoulou (eds.) (forthcoming). Βιοηθικοί Προβληματισμοί ΙΙ (Bioethical Reflections II). Papazisis.
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    Klaus Mittenzwei, Stefan Mann, Karen Refsgaard & Valborg Kvakkestad (forthcoming). Hot Cognition in Agricultural Policy Preferences in Norway? Agriculture and Human Values.
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    Ilana Kepten (forthcoming). Including Bio/Med Technologists in Ethical Discussions Concerning Innovative Products- Are the Available Platforms Appropriate? Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine: An International Journal.
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    David Santandreu Calonge & Askhat F. Safiullin (forthcoming). Can Culturally, Disciplinarily and Educationally Diverse Teams Function and Be Creative? A Case Study in a Korean University. Educational Studies:1-24.
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    Janet Green, Philip Darbyshire, Anne Adams & Debra Jackson (forthcoming). The Myth of the Miracle Baby: How Neonatal Nurses Interpret Media Accounts of Babies of Extreme Prematurity. Nursing Inquiry:n/a-n/a.
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    Kristien Hens, Dorothee Horstkötter & Daniela Cutas (eds.) (forthcoming). Parental Responsibility in the Context of Neuroscience and Genetics. Springer.
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    Qarin Lood, Susanne Gustafsson & Synneve Dahlin Ivanoff (forthcoming). Bridging Barriers to Health Promotion: A Feasibility Pilot Study of the ‘Promoting Aging Migrants' Capabilities Study. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice:n/a-n/a.
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    Anthony Vincent Fernandez & Sarah Wieten (forthcoming). Values-Based Practice and Phenomenological Psychopathology: Implications of Existential Changes in Depression. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice:n/a-n/a.
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    F. Kittler (forthcoming). Authorship and Love. Theory, Culture and Society.
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    Heather Wiltse, Erik Stolterman & Johan Redström (forthcoming). Wicked Interactions in Advance. Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology.
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    G. V. Ramesh Prasad (forthcoming). How the Creative Use of Analogies Can Shape Medical Practice. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice:n/a-n/a.
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    Ludovica Glorioso (forthcoming). Cyber Conflicts: Addressing the Regulatory Gap. Philosophy and Technology:1-6.
    This special issue gathers together a selection of papers presented by international experts during a workshop entitled ‘Ethics of Cyber-Conflicts’, which was devoted to fostering interdisciplinary debate on the ethical and legal problems and the regulatory gap concerning cyber conflicts. The workshop was held in 2013 at the Centro Alti Studi Difesa in Rome under the auspices of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence . This NATO-accredited international military organisation that has always placed a high value on an (...)
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    Husain Sarkar (forthcoming). Annas: Virtuous Person, Relativism, and the Circularity Objection. Dialogue:1-27.
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    Maurizio D’Urso (forthcoming). The Cyber Combatant: A New Status for a New Warrior. Philosophy and Technology:1-4.
    Cyber warfare differs from traditional forms of conflicts, both in the instruments used—computers—and in the environment in which it is conducted—the virtual world of the internet and other data communication networks.The purpose of the commentary is to discuss whether, even in cyber warfare, the concept of ‘direct participation in hostilities’ is still operative, with special reference to the laws related to it, and to assess its consequences with regard to the law of armed conflict. In particular, I will consider whether (...)
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    Maria Elisa Christie, Emily Van Houweling & Laura Zseleczky (forthcoming). Mapping Gendered Pest Management Knowledge, Practices, and Pesticide Exposure Pathways in Ghana and Mali. Agriculture and Human Values.
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    Ziasma Haneef Khan, Zhuo Chen & P. J. Watson (2015). Meanings of Animal Sacrifice During Eid-Ul-Adha. Archive for the Psychology of Religion 37 (1):37-53.
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    HenalR Shah (2015). The Role of a Psychiatric Society: Aligning Our Aims to Needs of the Community. Mens Sana Monographs 13 (1):156.
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    Leonard M. Fleck (2015). Just Solidarity: The Key to Fair Health Care Rationing. Diametros 43:44-54.
    I agree with Professor ter Meulen that there is no need to make a forced choice between “justice” and “solidarity” when it comes to determining what should count as fair access to needed health care. But he also asserts that solidarity is more fundamental than justice. That claim needs critical assessment. Ter Meulen recognizes that the concept of solidarity has been criticized for being excessively vague. He addresses this criticism by introducing the more precise notion of “humanitarian solidarity.” However, I (...)
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    Petronella Bjurling-Sjöberg, Barbro Wadensten, Ulrika Pöder, Lena Nordgren & Inger Jansson (2015). Factors Affecting the Implementation Process of Clinical Pathways: A Mixed Method Study Within the Context of Swedish Intensive Care. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 21 (2):255-261.
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    Thomas Johnson (2015). Frances M. Kamm , Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 35 (1):23-25.
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    Giovanni De Grandis (2015). Rescuing Solidarity From Its Carers. A Response to Professor ter Meulen. Diametros 43:28-43.
    The paper points out three serious problems in Ruud ter Meulen’s view of solidarity and of its role in healthcare ethics. First, it is not clear whether and to what extent ter Meulen expects normative concepts to be rooted in existing social practices: his criticism of liberal theories of justice seems to imply a different view on this issue than his implicit assumption that normative concepts are independent from social and historical trends. Second, it is not clear at which level (...)
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    Helen E. Tilbrook, Taeko Becque, Hannah Buckley, Hugh MacPherson, Mathew Bailey & David J. Torgerson (2015). Randomized Trial Within a Trial of Yellow ‘Post-It Notes’ Did Not Improve Questionnaire Response Rates Among Participants in a Trial of Treatments for Neck Pain. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 21 (2):202-204.
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    Hanan Aboumatar, Lindsay Forbes, Emily Branyon, Joseph Carrese, Gail Geller, Mary Catherine Beach & Jeremy Sugarman (2015). Understanding Treatment with Respect and Dignity in the Intensive Care Unit. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 5 (1A):55A-67A.
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    Anthony F. Buono (2015). Natural Corporate Management: From the Big Bang to Wall Street. By William C. Frederick, Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield, UK: 2012, 272 Pages. Paperback: $32.95. [REVIEW] Business and Society Review 120 (1):161-165.
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    Alan Ryan (2015). 30. Maximizing, Moralizing, and Dramatizing. In The Making of Modern Liberalism. Princeton University Press. 573-585.
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    Anna-Lisa Noack & Nicky R. M. Pouw (2015). A Blind Spot in Food and Nutrition Security: Where Culture and Social Change Shape the Local Food Plate. Agriculture and Human Values 32 (2):169-182.
    It is estimated that over 800 million people are hungry each day and two billion are suffering from the consequences of vitamin and mineral deficiencies. While a paradigm shift towards a multi-dimensional and multi-sectoral approach to food and nutrition insecurity is emerging, technical approaches largely prevail to tackle the causes of hunger and malnutrition. Founded in original in-depth field research among smallholder farmers in southwest Kenya, we argue that incorporating cultural or social dimensions in this technical debate is imperative and (...)
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    Maegan Hendow, Alina Cibea & Albert Kraler (2015). Using Technology to Draw Borders: Fundamental Rights for the Smart Borders Initiative. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 13 (1):39-57.
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