Research is at the heart of the KIE.
The Institute’s founding scholars helped to create the field of bioethics, and our faculty’s strength in foundational areas of bioethics is unparalleled. Keeping pace with real-world developments in health and data technology, environmental science and policy, and the like, our collaborative community of researchers and practitioners continues to grow and expand into new areas.
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Ethics Lab is a hub for creative ethics learning at Georgetown and beyond.
The lab takes a practical approach to applied ethics, tackling complex contemporary moral problems using a mix of philosophical tools and design thinking.
In the lab, we recognize that new tools, policies, and frameworks are needed to reckon with today’s moral challenges, and we aim to address those challenges through direct-impact work and a transformative ethics education. Our character-based ethics learning works to educate women and men for others, and our direct-impact work aims to make a difference in the world beyond Georgetown’s gates.
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The global standard for bioethics resources
The KIE’s Bioethics Research Library is the world’s most comprehensive collection of scholarly bioethics materials in the world. The library is home to more than 31,000 books and hundreds of journals, archival materials, and digital objects, including the writings by many of the founders of the field of bioethics. Its collections span classical thought to contemporary and emerging issues, and the works present a diverse range of religious, political, and cultural perspectives developed globally on bioethical issues.
The library offers world-class research support to bioethics scholars across the globe. You can access a number of the library’s extensive archives online, schedule a one-on-one consultation with a librarian, and receive customized, iterative research support for free from anywhere in the world through its online web form. In conjunction with the KIE’s Visiting Researchers Program, the library provides individual study spaces for the KIE visiting researchers during their stay.
The Bioethics Research Library is located in Georgetown’s iconic Healy Hall building and is open to students, faculty, and researchers from across campus; students and faculty of the Washington Research Library Consortium; and registered visiting scholars.
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Thirty-plus years of scholarly publication
Now in its third decade of publication, the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal is an interdisciplinary quarterly journal. Over time, the journal’s focus has evolved from an early emphasis on traditional concerns in bioethics – such as the ethics of clinical research and physician-patient relations – to include moral issues in emerging medical technologies and other aspects of human health and well-being, including public health ethics and environmental justice.
The journal solicits in-depth articles that combine detailed conceptual analysis with practical engagement. Please visit the Journal website for more information about manuscript and submission guidelines.
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Books by KIE Scholars
- Politics and Truth: New Perspectives in Political Epistemology, co-edited with Michael Hannon, (full manuscript is under review at Oxford University Press)
- Jus Post Bellum and Transitional Justice (2013), co-edited with Larry May, co-authored introduction, Cambridge University Press
- Abortion, Doctors and the Law: Some Aspects of the Legal Regulation of Abortion in England from 1803 to 1982 (CUP, 1988)
- Euthanasia Examined: Ethical, Clinical and Legal Perspectives (CUP, 1995; reprinted twice 1996; paperback edition 1997; reprinted 1998; 2000; Spanish edition, Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico, 2004.)
- Euthanasia, Ethics and Public Policy: An Argument against Legalisation (CUP, 2002; 2nd ed, 2018)
- Debating Euthanasia (with Emily Jackson; Hart Publishing, 2012)
- Law, Medicine and Life: Essays on the Inviolability of Human Life (OUP, 2012)
- Reason, Morality and Law: The Philosophy of John Finnis (edited with RP George; OUP, 2013)
- Bioethics and the Human Goods: An Introduction to Natural Law Bioethics (with Alfonso Gómez-Lobo, Georgetown UP, 2015; Spanish edition published by the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in 2018 as La Bioética y Los Bienes Humanos.)
Quill R. Kukla
- J. Arras, R. Kukla, and E. Fenton (editors), A Companion to Bioethics (New York: Routledge 2015).
- R. Kukla and M. Lance, ‘Yo!’ and ‘Lo!’: The Pragmatic Topography of the Space of Reasons (Cambridge: Harvard University Press 2009).
- R. Kukla (editor), Aesthetics and Cognition in Kant’s Critical Philosophy (New York: Cambridge University Press 2006).
- R. Kukla, Mass Hysteria: Medicine, Culture and Mothers’ Bodies (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield 2005).
- Thinking About Reasons: Essays in Honor of Jonathan Dancy, co-eds. D. Bakhurst, B. Hooker, M. Little, Oxford University Press, 2013
- Moral Particularism, co-eds. B. Hooker, M. Little, Clarendon Press (Oxford), 2000
- Madison Powers and Ruth Faden, Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2019).
- Madison Powers and Ruth Faden, Social Justice: The Moral Foundations of Public Health and Health Policy (New York: Oxford University Press, revised paperback edition, 2008).
- Ruth Faden, Gail Geller, and Madison Powers, eds., AIDS, Women, and the Next Generation, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991).
- Articulating the Moral Community: Toward a Constructive Ethical Pragmatism (Oxford University Press, 2018).
- Moral Entanglements: The Ancillary-Care Obligations of Medical Researchers (Oxford University Press, 2012).
- NOMOS XLIX: Moral Universalism and Pluralism (co-edited with Melissa Williams; NYU Press, 2009).
- Democratic Autonomy: Public Reasoning about the Ends of Policy. (Oxford University Press, 2002; pbk. 2003).
- The Philosophy of Rawls (5 vols. co-edited with Paul J. Weithman; Garland Press, 1999).
- Practical Reasoning about Final Ends (Cambridge University Press, 1994; pbk. 1997).
- Liberalism and the Good (co-editor; Routledge, 1990; reissued, 2020, as Vol. 20 of Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy).
- Minding the Gap: Moral Ideals and Moral Improvement. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019
- On Manners. New York: Routledge, 2012
- Sulmasy DP. The Healer’s Calling: A Spirituality for Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals. New York: Paulist Press, 1997. Translated into Korean by Kim In-Gyu, published as Doctors, Nurses, and God: A Spirituality for Physicians and Health Care Professionals, Catholic Publishing House, Seoul, South Korea, 2010.
- Sugarman J, Sulmasy DP, eds. Methods in Medical Ethics. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2001, 2nd ed. 2010.
- Sulmasy DP. The Rebirth of the Clinic: An Introduction to Spirituality in Health Care. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2006.
- Sulmasy DP. A Balm for Gilead: Meditations on Spirituality and the Healing Arts. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2006.
- Lazenby M, McCorkle R, Sulmasy DP, eds. Safe Passage: A Global Spiritual Sourcebook for Care at the End of Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.
- Schatzlein J, Sulmasy DP. Francis the Leper: Faith, Medicine, Theology, and Science. Phoenix, AZ: Tau Publishing, 2014.
- Bibliography of Society, Ethics and the Life Sciences. Edited with Sharmon Sollitto. Hastings-on-Hudson, NY: The Hastings Center, 1973.
- The Teaching of Medical Ethics. Edited with Willard Gaylin and Councilman Morgan. Hastings-on-Hudson, NY: The Hastings Center, 1973.
- Death Inside Out. Edited with Peter Steinfels. New York: Harper and Row, 1975.
- Ethics and Health Policy. Edited with Roy Branson. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Books, 1976.
- Death, Dying, and the Biological Revolution. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1976.
- Value-Freedom in Science and Technology. Missoula, MT: Scholars Press, 1976.
- Teaching of Bioethics: Report of the Commission on the Teaching of Bioethics. Editor. Hastings-on-Hudson, NY: The Hastings Center, 1976.
- Population Policy and Ethics: The American Experience. Editor. NY: Irvington Press, 1977.
- Case Studies in Medical Ethics. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1977.
- Life Span: The Hastings Center Report on Values and Life-Extending Technologies. Editor. New York: Harper and Row, 1979.
- A Theory of Medical Ethics. New York: Basic Books, 1981.
- Cases in Bioethics from The Hastings Center Report. Edited with Carol Levine. Hastings-on-Hudson, NY: The Hastings Center, 1982.
- The Foundations of Justice. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1986.
- The Patient as Partner: A Theory of Human Experimentation Ethics. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1987.
- Case Studies in Nursing Ethics. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1987, 2nd ed. 2000, 3rd ed. 2006, 4th ed. 2011 (Co-authored with Sara T. Fry).
- Death, Dying, and the Biological Revolution, Revised Edition. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1989.
- Medical Ethics. Editor. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 1989, 2nd ed. 1997.
- Cross Cultural Perspectives in Medical Ethics: Readings. Editor. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 1989, 2nd ed. 2000.
- The Patient-Physician Relation: The Patient as Partner, Part 2. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1991.
- Ethics, Trust, and the Professions. Edited with Edmund D. Pellegrino and John P. Langan. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1991.
- Ethical Questions in Dentistry. Co-authored with James T. Rule. Chicago, IL: Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc., 1993, 2nd ed. 2004.
- Ethical Issues in Death and Dying. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1997. (Edited with Tom L. Beauchamp).
- Case Studies in Allied Health Ethics. Co-authored with Harley Flack. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1997.
- Source Book in Medical Ethics: A Documentary History. Edited with Albert R. Jonsen and LeRoy Walters. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1998.
- Advance Directives and Surrogate Decision Making in Health Care. Edited with Hans-Martin Sass and Rihito Kimura. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
- Ethics Applied, co-author with Paul deVries and Lisa Newton. Needham Heights, MA: Simon & Schuster, 1999.
- Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics. Co-authored with Amy Haddad. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999, 2nd ed. 2008, 3rd ed. 2017.
- The Basics of Bioethics. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2000, 2nd ed. 2003, 3rd ed. 2011, 4th ed. 2019.
- Transplantation Ethics. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2000, 2nd ed. 2015.
- Disrupted Dialogue: Medical Ethics and the Collapse of Physician/Humanist Communication (1770-1980). New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
- Patient, Heal Thyself. New York, Oxford University Press, 2009.
- Case Studies in Biomedical Ethics, co-authored with Amy Haddad and Dan English. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, 2nd ed. 2015.
- Hippocratic, Religious, and Secular Medical Ethics: The Points of Conflict. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2012.
- Defining Death, co-authored with Lainie F. Ross. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2016.
Our areas of expertise include:
- Research Ethics
- Beginning and End of Life Ethics
- Environmental Ethics
- Women's Health
- Global Justice
- Public Health Ethics
- Political Philosophy
- Intellectual Disability
- Data Ethics
- Publicly Engaged Ethics Education
Articles and Chapters by KIE Scholars
- “Prosthetic Embodiment” – forthcoming in Synthese (2019).
- “Disability and Evaluative Diversity” – forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Disability and Philosophy, Cureton and Wasserman eds. (2019)
- ‘Medical Law, Ethical Coherence, and the Beginning and Ending of Life’ in Jonathan Herring et al, The Philosophical Foundations of Medical Law (Oxford University Press, forthcoming)
- ‘Tutu, Carey and the Legalization of Euthanasia’ Christian Bioethics (forthcoming)
Quill R. Kukla
- R. Kukla, City Living: How Urban Spaces and Urban Dwellers Make One Another, forthcoming from Oxford University Press, scheduled for 2020.
- “Healthism and the Weaponization of Health: A Response to Valles,” forthcoming in Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science A.
- “Don’t @ Me: The Pragmatics of Technologically Enabled Speech Acts,” forthcoming in L. Townsend, editor, The Social Institution of Discursive Norms, Routledge.
- R. Kukla, “Taking Children’s Autonomy Seriously as a Parent,” forthcoming from APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy.
- R. Kukla and C. Herbert, “Sexual Wrongdoing and the Ecology of Harm,” special issue on gendered oppression, eds. Kate Manne and Bianka Takoka, Philosophical Topics, forthcoming 2019.
- R. Kukla, “Misogyny and Ideological Logic,” forthcoming in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, in a special issue on Kate Manne’s Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny, 2019.
- R. Kukla and E. Kukla, “Moving through Real and Virtual Urban Spaces,” forthcoming in Circles: A Journal of Philosophy, 2020.
- R. Kukla and D. Steinberg, “I Didn’t Say All Those Things I Said: The Pragmatics of Retraction and Apology,” in L. Anderson and E. LePore, eds, Oxford Handbook ofApplied Philosophy ofLanguage, forthcoming from Oxford University Press.
- R. Kukla and C. Herbert, “Sexual Violations and Ecological Repair,” forthcoming in a volume on the #metoo movement edited by Yolonda Wilson, Routledge.
- “Situated Knowledge, Purity, and Moral Panic,” forthcoming in Applied Epistemology, ed. J. Lackey, Oxford University Press.
- “Interpellation and Slurs: A Response to Swanson,” forthcoming in a volume on ideology edited by S. Haslanger and J. Stanley, Oxford University Press.
- “Ending the Evidence Gap for Pregnant Women in HIV and its Co-Infections: A Call to Action,” authored by the PHASES working group (a NIH funded grant on Pregnancy, HIV/AIDS: Seeking Equitable Study), forthcoming Spring 2020
- M. Little, E Edenberg, S Luken, J Healey, “Ethics Lab: Harnassing Design Methodologies for Translational Ethics,” in A Guide to Field Philosophy: Case Studies and Practical Strategies, eds. R. Frodeman and E. Brister, Routledge, forthcoming
- “Making a Difference: Individual Responsibility in the Anthropocene,” in Applying Nonideal Theory to Bioethics: Living and Dying in a Nonideal World, eds. Laura Guidry-Grimes and Elizabeth Victor (New York: Springer Publishing, forthcoming)
- “Ethical Challenges Posed by Climate Change: An Overview,” in Moral Theory and Climate Change: Ethical Perspectives on a Warming Planet. Dale E. Miller and Ben Eggleston, editors. (London: Taylor & Francis/Routledge, forthcoming 2020)
- “Food Justice and the Global Political Economy,” Ethics and International Affairs 34 (Fall, 2020)
Joel Michael Reynolds
- “Disability and White Supremacy,” Critical Philosophy of Race.
- “Heidegger, Embodiment, and Disability,” Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy.
- “Ableism and Social Epistemology,” w/ Kevin Timpe [equal authorship], in The Oxford Handbook of Social Epistemology, eds. Jennifer Lackey and Aidan McGlynn, Oxford University Press.
- “Genopower: On Genomics, Disability, and Impairment,” Foucault Studies
- “Gifting Under Oppression,” American Journal of Bioethics, (open peer commentary on Sandra Soo-Jin Lee’s “Obligations of the Gift”)
- “Fits of Reason,” Circles: A Journal of Philosophy
- Henry S. Richardson & Mildred K. Cho, “Partial Entrustment in Pragmatic Clinical Trials,” American Journal of Bioethics (forthcoming as an open peer commentary)
- Dalle Ave AL, Sulmasy DP, Bernat J. The ethical obligation of the dead donor rule. Med Health Care Phil (in press, 2019)
- Brueck, MK, Sulmasy DP. The rule of double effect: a tool for moral deliberation in practice and policy. Harvard Bioethics Journal (in press, 2019)
- “Foreword,” In: Abortion: Global Perspectives and Practice, Edited by Alireza Bagheri. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, forthcoming
- “New Controversies in Defining Death: A Case for Choice,” Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, forthcoming
- “Lists of Principles in Bioethics: Reconciling Apparent Differences,” forthcoming in the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy
- “You Didn’t Build that! Equality and Productivity in a Complex Society” – Philosophy and Phenomenological Research vol. 98, no. 1 (2019)
- “Some notes on the nature and limits of posthumous rights: a response to Persad” – early view at the Journal of Medical Ethics (2019)
- “Who Owns the Data in a Medical Information Commons?” (with Amy L. McGuire, Jessica Roberts, and Barbara J. Evans) Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics vol. 47 no. 1 (2019)
- “Legal Issues in Oncofertility Treatment” in Textbook of Oncofertility Research and Practice, Theresa Woodruff ed., (Springer) (2019)
- E. Edenberg and M.L. Jones, “Analyzing the Legal Roots and Moral Core of Digital Consent,” New Media and Society, Vol. 21, No.8 (2019): 1804-1823
Quill R. Kukla
- R. Kukla, “Infertility, Epistemic Risk, and Disease Definitions,” Synthese 196(11), 2019, 4409- 4428.
- MA Thesis, Repurposed Spaces in Berlin and Johannesburg, CUNY 2019.
- Lyerly AD, Jaffe EF, Little M, “Access to pregnancy-related health services: public health ethics issues,” In Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics, Eds. AC Mastroianni, JP Kahn, and N Kass, Sept. 2019
- Sullivan, KA, M. Little, N. Rosenberg, C. Zimba, E. Jaffe, S. Gilbert, J. Coleman, I. Hoffman, T. Mtande, J. Anderson, M. Gross, L. Rahangdale, R. Faden, A. Lyerly. “Women’s views about contraception requirements for biomedical research participation,” PLOS ONE, May 8, 2019
- SA Healy, M Fried, T Richie, K Bok, M Little, A August, L Riley, GK Swamy, BJ Wylie, C Menendez, A Muehlenbachs, O Doumbo, B Greenwood, PF Billingsley, SL Hoffman, PE Duffy, Malaria vaccine trials in pregnant women: An imperative without precedent, Vaccine, 2019 Feb 4;37(6):763-770
- Little, M., M. Wickremsinhe, E. Jaffe, A. Lyerly. “Research with Pregnant Women: A Feminist Challenge,” in Ethical Issues in Women’s Healthcare: Practice and Policy, eds. L. D’Agincourt-Canning and C. Ells, Oxford University Press (New York), 2019, pp 279-298
- MN Wickremsinhe, M Little, AS. Carter, KA. Sullivan, and AD Lyerly, Beyond “Vessels and Vectors”: A Global Review of Registered HIV-Related Clinical Trials with Pregnant Women, Journal of Women’s Health Vol. 28, No. 1, published online 10 Jan 2019
- Sulmasy DP. Engaging Pellegrino’s philosophy of medicine: Can one of the founders of the field still help us today? Theor Med Bioeth 2019;40:165-168
- Sulmasy DP. Physician assisted suicide and the perils of empirical ethical research. JAMA Netw Open 2019 Aug 2;2(8):e198628
- Sulmasy DP. Ethics and evidence. J Clin Ethics 2019;30(1):56-66
- Sulmasy DP, Courtois MA. Why the common-sense distinction between killing and allowing to die is so easy to grasp but so hard to explain. Camb Q Healthc Ethics 2019;28:353-358
- Sulmasy DP, Courtois, MA. Unlike diamonds, defibrillators are not forever: why it is sometimes ethical to de-activate implanted cardiac electric devices. Camb Q Healthc Ethics 2019;28: 338-346
- DeMartino ES, Braus NA, Sulmasy DP, Bohman JK, Stulak JM, Guru PK, Feuchtmann KR, Singh N, Shears GJ, Mueller PS. Decisions to withdraw extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support: patient characteristics and ethical considerations. Mayo Clin Proc 2019;94:620-627
- Brueck MK, Sulmasy DP. The genealogy of death: a chronology of US organizations promoting euthanasia and assisted suicide. Palliat Support Care 2019;17:604-608
- Sprung CL, Somerville MA, Radbruch L, Collet NS, Duttge G, Piva JP, Antonelli M, Sulmasy DP, Lemmens W, Ely EW. Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia: emerging issues from a global perspective. J Palliat Care 2019;33:197-203
- Gordon, Elisa J; Beth Knopf; Caitlin Phillips; Adam Mussell; Jungwha Lee; Robert Veatch; Peter Abt; and Peter Reese. “Transplant Candidates’ Perceptions of Informed Consent for Accepting Deceased Donor Organs Subjected to Intervention Research and for Participating in Post-transplant Research.” American Journal of Transplantation, Sept. 2019.
- “Sexual Re-orientation in Ideal and Non-Ideal Theory” (with Candice Delmas) Journal of Political Philosophy vol. 26 no. 4s (2018)
- “On Valuing Impairment” (with Dana Howard) Philosophical Studies vol. 175, no. 5 (special issue, selections from 2017 Pacific APA) (2018)
- “New Frontiers in Surgery: The Case of Penis and Uterine Transplantation” (with Gennaro Selvaggi) in The Idea of Scientific Freedom II, Harris and Giordano eds., (Manchester University Press) (2018)
- Debele GA, Crockin SL. Legal Issues Surrounding Embyos and Gametes: What Family Law Practitioners Need to Know. Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 2018;31:55-12
- Madeira, JL, Crockin SL. Legal principles and seminal legal cases in oocyte donation. Fertility and Sterility 2018;110(7):1209-1215
- Crockin SL, Gottschalk KC. Legal Issues in Gamete and Embryo Cryopreservation: An Overview. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine 2018;36(05):299-310
- E. Edenberg, “Growing Up Sexist: Challenges to Rawlsian Stability,” Law and Philosophy, Vol. 37, No.6 (2018): 577-612
- M.L. Jones, E. Edenberg, K. Kaufman, “AI and the Ethics of Automating Consent,” IEEE: Security & Privacy, Vol. 16, No.3 (2018): 64-72
- E. Edenberg, “Cultivating Reasonableness in Future Citizens,” On Education. Journal for Research and Debate,Vol. 1, No.1 (2018)
- Review of “In the Tower: Anne Truitt,” National Gallery of Art exhibition, 2017–18, PANORAMA, vol. 4, no. 2 (2018)
- Jacobson R, Ferraro MF, Hanin M. “Environmental Deconfliction: The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 and Its Implications for Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources,” Pratt’s Energy Law Report, vol. 18, no. 7 (2018): 223-240
- Jacobson R, Custer N, Hanin M. “Natural Resource Damages for the Entrepreneurial Practitioner: Innovations in NRD Assessment and Restoration,” ABA Superfund and Natural Resource Damages Litigation Committee Newsletter, vol. 13, no. 1 (2018): 3-9
- Alfonso Gómez-Lobo and John Keown, Bioethics and the Human Goods (Georgetown University Press, 2015) translated into Spanish as La Bioética y Los Bienes Humanos by Ediciones UC and Georgetown University Press, 2018
- ‘Carter: A Stain on Canadian Jurisprudence?‘ in Derek B.M.Ross (ed), (2018) 85 Supreme Court Law Review (2d.) 1-34
- “‘Voluntary Assisted Dying’ in Victoria: The Parliamentary Committee’s Tenuous Case for Legalization“, (2018) 33(1) Issues in Law & Medicine 55-81
- ‘The Irish Referendum: From Equal Protection to a Charter for Abortion’ National Review, 29 May 2018
Quill R. Kukla
- R. Kukla, “That’s What She Said: The Language of Sexual Negotiation,” Ethics 129, 2018, 70-97.
- R. Kukla, “Slurs, Ideology, and Interpellation,” Southern Journal of Philosophy 56, 2018, 1-26.
- R. Kukla, “Embodied Stances: Realism Without Literalism,” in The Philosophy of Daniel Dennett, ed. B. Huebner, Oxford University Press 2018, 3-31.
- R. Kukla, “Shame, Seduction, and Character in Food Messaging,” Oxford Companion to Food Ethics, eds. A. Barnhill, A. Egan, T. Dogget, Oxford University Press, 2018.
- Sullivan KA, Little M, Rosenberg NE, Mtande T, Zimba C, Jaffe E, Anderson J, Coleman JS, Gilbert S, Gross Wolf MS, Hoffman I, Rahangdale L, Faden R, Lyerly AD. “Women’s Views About a Paternal Consent Requirement for Biomedical Research in Pregnancy,” Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 2018
- “Water, Justice, and Public Health,” Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics. Jeffrey Kahn, Nancy Kass, and Anna Mastroianni, editors, (Oxford University Press, 2018)
- “Food, Fairness, and Global Markets,” Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics. Anne Barnhill, Tyler Doggett, and Mark B. Budolfson, editors, (Oxford University Press, 2018)
- “Sustainability and Resilience,” Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene, vol.4, edited by Dominick DellaSala and Michael Goldstein, 29-37. Oxford: Elsevier, 2018
- “Pretending Not to Notice: Respect, Attention, and Disability” In Disability in Practice: Attitudes, Policies and Relationships, ed. Adam Cureton and Thomas Hill (Oxford University Press, 2018)
- “The Etiquette of Eating” In The Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics, ed. Anne Barnhill, Tyler Doggett, and Andy Egan (Oxford University Press, 2018)
- “Virtuous Motivation” In The Oxford Handbook of Virtue, ed. Nancy Snow. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
- Sulmasy DP. The last low whispers of our dead: when is it ethically justifiable to render a patient unconscious until death? Theor Med Bioeth 2018; 39:233-263
- Sulmasy DP. Sedation and care at the end of life. Theor Med Bioeth 2018;39:171-80
- Sulmasy DP. An open letter to Norman Cantor regarding dementia and physician-assisted suicide. Hastings Cent Rep 2018;48(4):28-30
- Sulmasy DP, Finlay I, Fitzgerald F, Foley KM, Payne R, Siegler M. Physician-assisted suicide: why neutrality by organized medicine is neither neutral nor appropriate. J Gen Intern Med 2018;33:1394-1399
- Sulmasy DP. Italy’s new advance directive law: when in Rome… JAMA Intern Med 2018;178:607-608
- Astrow AB, Kwok G, Sharma RK, Fromer N, Sulmasy DP. Spiritual needs and perception of quality of care and satisfaction with care in oncology patients: a multi-cultural assessment. J Pain Symptom Manage 2018;55:56-64
- Balboni MJ, Sullivan A, Smith PT, Zaidi D, Mitchell C, Tulsky JA, Sulmasy D, VanderWeele TJ, Balboni TA. The views of clergy regarding ethical controversies in care at the end of life. J Pain Symptom Manage 2018;55:65-74
- Jansen LA, Mahadevan D, Appelbaum PS, Klein WMP, Weinstein ND, Mori M, Degnin C, Sulmasy DP. Perceptions of control and unrealistic optimism in early-phase cancer trials. J Med Ethics 2018;44:121-127
- “Are Organ Donors Really Dead: The Near-Irrelevance of Autoresuscitation,” American Journal of Bioethics 18 (No. 8, Aug. 2018):1-2
- “Would a Reasonable Person Now Accept the 1968 Harvard Brain Death Report?: A Short History of Brain Death,” Defining Death: Organ Transplantation and the Fifty-Year Legacy of the Harvard Report on Brain Death, special report, Hastings Center Report 48 (no. 6, 2018):S2-S5