Arthur Schafer

B. Litt (Oxford), Professor, Director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics

Areas of Specialization:

Bioethics, Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy.

Selected Publications:

 “Biomedical conflicts of interest: a defence of the sequestration thesis”, Journal of Medical Ethics, 30, 2004. 8-24.

"Research on Elderly Subjects: Striking the Right Balance", Aging: Decisions at the End of Life, ed. David N. Weisstub et al., International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine 12 (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2001), 171-205.

"When too Much Isn't Enough", Economics: A Canadian Perpective, JAmes D. Thexton and Charles Hawkes (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994).

"AIDS: The Social Dimension", Perspectives on AIDS: Ethical and Social Issues, ed. Christine Overall (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991), 1-10.

Bio-medical Ethics, ed., special issue of Journal of Social Philosophy 18.1 (Winter 1987).

"On Using Nazi Data: The Case Against", Dialogue 25.4 (Autumn 1986): 413-419.

"Experimentation with Human Subjects: A Critique of the Views of Hans Jonas", Journal of Medical Ethics 9.2 (June 1983): 76-79.

"The Ethics of Randomized Clinical Trial", New England Journal of Medicine 307.16 (Sept. 1982): 719-724.

"Moral Fanaticism: The Utilitarian's Nightmare?", Journal of Social Philosophy 12.1 (Jan. 1981): 3-10.

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