Core publications

Douglas T, ‘Going Above and Beneath the Call of Duty: The Luck Egalitarian Claims of Healthcare Heroes, and the Accommodation of Professionally-Motivated Treatment-Refusal’, Journal of Medical Ethics 2017; 43(12): 801-802.

D’Hotman D, Pugh J, Douglas T, ‘When Is Coercive Methadone Therapy Justified?’, Bioethics (forthcoming).

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

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 2017; 11(3):499-522. Discussed by The Hon. Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb DBE in the Annual Borderlands Lecture, section 70.

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 2015, 9(4): 619-631.

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.