Core publications

Birks D, 'How Wrong Is Paternalism?', Journal of Moral Philosophy (forthcoming).

Pugh J, 'Moral Bio-Enhancement, Freedom, Value and the Parity Principle', Topoi (forthcoming in print).

Birks D, Douglas T, ‘Two Ways to Frustrate a Desire’, Journal of Value Inquiry 2017; 51(3): 417-434.

Douglas T, Pugh J, Singh I, Savulescu J, Fazel S, 'Risk Assessment Tools in Criminal Justice and Forensic Psychiatry: The Need for Better Data', European Psychiatry (forthcoming in print). [available online]

Douglas T, 'Neural and Environmental Modulation of Motivation: What's the Moral Difference?', prepared for D Birks and T Douglas (eds.) Treatment for Crime.

Chew C, Faber N, Douglas T, ‘Biological Interventions for Crime Prevention’, prepared for D Birks and T Douglas (eds.) Treatment for Crime.

Douglas T, Birks D, 'Introduction', prepared for D Birks and T Douglas (eds.) Treatment for Crime.

D'Hotman D, Pugh J, Douglas T, The Case Against Forced Methadone Detox in US PrisonsPublic Health Ethics (forthcoming in print). [available online]

Douglas T, Refusing to Treat Sexual Dysfunction in Sex Offenders, Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2017; 26(1): 143-158. [journal version]

Douglas T, Taking Drugs to Help Others, in D Edmonds (ed.) Philosophers Take On the World (Oxford University Press). [publisher website]

Forsberg L, Douglas T Anti-libidinal intervention in Sex Offenders: Medical or Correctional?Medical Law Review 2017; 24(4): 453-473.

Pugh J, Douglas T, Justifications for Non-Consensual Medical Intervention: From Infectious Disease Control to Criminal RehabilitationCriminal Justice Ethics 2016; 35(3): 205-229. [journal version]

Pugh J, Douglas T, Neurointerventions as Criminal Rehabilitation: An Ethical Review, in J J Jacobs and J Jackson (eds) Routledge Handbook of Criminal Justice (Routledge). [publisher website]

D'Hotman D, Pugh J, Douglas T, Methadone for PrisonersThe Lancet 2016; 387: 224.

Phillips EA, Rajender A, Brandon AF, Douglas T, Munarriz R, Sex Offenders Seeking Treatment for Sexual Dysfunction—Ethics, Medicine, and the LawJournal of Sexual Medicine 2015;12:1591–1600.

Pugh J, Maslen H, "'Drugs That Make You Feel Bad’? Remorse-Based Mitigation and Neurointerventions"Criminal Law and Philosophy 2015; doi:10.1007/s11572-015-9383-0.

Douglas T, Criminal Rehabilitation through Medical Intervention: Moral Liability and the Right to Bodily IntegrityJournal of Ethics 2014; 18(2): 101-122.

Douglas T, Bonte P, Focquaert F, Devolder K, Sterckx S, Coercion, Incarceration and Chemical Castration: An Argument from AutonomyJournal of Bioethical Inquiry 2013; 10(3): 395-405.


Some Related Work by Project Staff

Douglas T, The Morality of Moral Neuroenhancement, in J Clausen and N Levy (eds) Handbook of Neuroethics (Springer, 2015): 1227-1249. [publisher website]

Douglas T, Enhancing Moral Conformity and Enhancing Moral WorthNeuroethics 2014; 7(1): 75-91.

Pugh J, Autonomy, Natality and Freedom: A Liberal Re-Examination of Habermas in the Enhancement DebateBioethics 2014; 29(3):145-152.

Douglas T, Enhancement, Biomedical, in H LaFollette (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013).

Pugh, J, G Kahane, and J Savulescu, Cohen’s Conservatism and Human EnhancementThe Journal of Ethics 2013; 17 (4): 331–54.

Douglas T, Moral EnhancementJournal of Applied Philosophy 2008; 25 (3): 228-245. 


Selected Relevant Publications by Others

Bomann-Larsen L, Voluntary Rehabilitation? On Neurotechnological Behavioural Treatment, Valid Consent and (In)appropriate OffersNeuroethics 2013, 6 (1): 65–77.

Bublitz J C, Merkel R, Autonomy and Authenticity of Enhanced Personality TraitsBioethics 2009, 23 (6): 360–74. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8519.2009.01725.x.

Bublitz J C, Merkel R, 2014, Crimes Against Minds: On Mental Manipulations, Harms and a Human Right to Mental Self-DeterminationCriminal Law and Philosophy 2014, 8 (1): 51–77.

Caplan A, Ethical Issues Surrounding Forced, Mandated, or Coerced TreatmentJournal of Substance Abuse Treatment 2006, 31 (2): 117–20

Crockett M, Clark L, Hauser M, Robbins T, Serotonin Selectively Influences Moral Judgment and Behavior through Effects on Harm AversionProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2010, 107 (40): 17433–38.

Crockett M, Clark L, Tabibnia G, Lieberman M, Robbins T, Serotonin Modulates Behavioral Reactions to UnfairnessScience 2008, 320 (5884): 1739–1739.

Greely H, Neuroscience and Criminal Justice: Not Responsibility but TreatmentUniversity of Kansas Law Review 2008, 56 (5): 1103–38.

McMillan J, The Kindest Cut? Surgical Castration, Sex Offenders and Coercive OffersJournal of Medical Ethics 2013, 40:9, 583-590. 

Rosati C, A Study of Internal PunishmentWisconsin Law Review 1994: 123.

Ryberg J, Punishment, Pharmacological Treatment, and Early ReleaseInternational Journal of Applied Philosophy 2012 26 (2): 231–44.

Ryberg J, Is Coercive Treatment of Offenders Morally Acceptable? On the Deficiency of the DebateCriminal Law and Philosophy 2013, 1–13.

Ryberg J, and T Petersen, Neurotechnological Behavioural Treatment of Criminal Offenders—A Comment on Bomann-Larsen, Neuroethics 2013, 6 (1): 79–83.

Shaw, E, Direct Brain Interventions and Responsibility EnhancementCriminal Law and Philosophy 2014, 8 (1): 1–20.

Vincent N, Restoring Responsibility: Promoting Justice, Therapy and Reform Through Direct Brain InterventionsCriminal Law and Philosophy 2014, 8 (1): 21–42.