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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/283614
Description: Surgery is an increasingly common and expensive mode of medical intervention. The ethical dimensions of the surgeon-patient relationship, including respect for personal autonomy and informed consent, ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/269688
Description: This paper applies a utilitarian analysis to corporate political donations. Unlike the more common rights-based analyses, it is argued that the optimal policy is the one that best satisfies society's ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 220300 Philosophy
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/274047
Description: 16 page(s)
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168120
Description: 'Contract cheating' has recently emerged as a form of academic dishonesty. It involves students contracting out their coursework to writers in order to submit the purchased assignments as their own wo ... More
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Authors: Townley, Cynthia
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 220100 Applied Ethics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/199124
Description: There is much discussion about the moral standing of animals and the scope of human responsibilities to the more-than-human world. As yet, there has been little discussion about whether cross-species ... More
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 220100 Applied Ethics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/190009
Description: The primary aim of biomedical research is to discover and develop new knowledge to advance human medicine. Frequently a ‘mouse model’ is taken to be a necessary step towards understanding a disease, b ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/216094
Description: The emergence of virtual communities raises ethical issues in new forms. A virtual community is a social group in which members interact using information and communication technologies. Virtual commu ... More
Authors: Townley, Cynthia
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/146972
Description: A Defense of Ignorance develops new ideas in feminist epistemology by exploring diverse and sometimes positive roles for ignorance. Cynthia Townley argues that epistemic values cannot simply be reduce ... More
Authors: Townley, Cynthia
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/170478
Description: This chapter draws some conclusions about moral alignment and moral pluralism from an examination of forgiveness and betrayal. While forgiveness and betrayal seem very different phenomena, they are pa ... More
Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 220100 Applied Ethics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/143763
Description: 3 page(s)
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Authors: Townley, Cynthia
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/105730
Description: In this paper, I examine three relational arguments for separationism, and argue that none successfully justify a moral privilege that applies uniquely to humans. In each case, the proposed relation i ... More
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Authors: Townley, Cynthia
Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 220100 Applied Ethics | animals | ethics | friends
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/120068
Description: Whether animals, especially companion animals, count as friends depends on the conception of friendship as well as on the conception of animals. Some accounts of friendship can include (other than hum ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/109640
Description: 3 page(s)
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Authors: Townley, Cynthia
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/319624
Description: This paper investigates reasons for practices and policies that are designed to promote higher levels of enrolment by women in scientific disciplines. It challenges the assumptions and problematic arg ... More
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Authors: Townley, Cynthia
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1112387
Description: 3 page(s)