“Going to Meet Death—The Art of Dying in the 21st Century” forthcoming in Hastings Center Report


“The Stockholder—A Lesson for Business Ethics from Bioethics?” forthcoming in Journal of Business Ethics


“Socrates’ Conception of Piety; Teaching the Euthyphro Teaching Philosophy 30 (3), 259-68, (2007).


“The Medicalization of Death” APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, 6 (1) 3-10, (2006).

“Rural Health Care Ethics:  What Assumptions and Attitudes Should Drive the Research?” American Journal of Bioethics 6, (no. 2), 51-53, (2006).


“Families and Futility – Forestalling Demands for Futile Treatment”  Journal of Clinical Ethics 16(4) 335-44, (2005)


(with David Doukas, M.D.) "Using the Family Covenant in Planning End-of-Life Care:  Obligations and Promises of Patients, Families and Physicians"  Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 51, 1155-1158 (2003).


 “The End Game” in Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, 15 (no. 4), 60-65 (2000).


Spiritual Issues at the End of Life: A Call for Discussion”  in the Hastings Center Report (2000).


(with Tom Townsend, M.D.) “Notes From an Outpost:  Questions for Bioethics from a Rural Community”   Unpublished Paper.


 “Is There a Duty to Die?”  in Hastings Center Report (1996).


"Autobiography, Biography and Narrative Ethics" in Nelson H., ed., Stories and Their Limits: Narrative Approaches to Bioethics (Routledge, 1997).


 “Dying at the Right Time -- Reflections on Assisted and Unassisted Suicide”  in LaFollette, H., ed., Ethics in Practice (Blackwell, 1996).

"Elder Abuse, Context, and Ethics," in Cebik, L.B., Edwards R.B. et al., eds., Violence, Neglect, and the Elderly
(JAI Press, 1996).


 “Privacy, Self-Knowledge, and the Commune; Toward an Epistemology of the Family”  in Nelson, H., ed., Feminist Reflections
on the Family (Routledge, 1996).


 “SUPPORT and the Invisible Family”  Special Supplement, the Hastings Center Report, 25 (no. 6), S23-S25 (1995).


 “Toward an Ethics of Expertise” in Wueste, D., ed., Professional Ethics and Social Responsibility, (Rowman & Littlefield, 1994).


 “The Problem of Proxies With Interests of Their Own”  Journal of Clinical Ethics (1993) 4, 20-27.

“The Role of Trust in Knowledge”  Journal of Philosophy, 88, 693-708 (1991).


"Treating the Brain Dead for the Benefit of the Family," Journal of Clinical Ethics, 2, 53-6 (1991).


What About the Family? -- The Role of Family Interests in Medical Decision Making” Hastings Center Reports, 20 [March/April] 5-10 (1990).


"ADVANCE Directives and the Physician," in Hackler C., Moseley R., and Vawter D., Advance Directives (Praeger, 1989).


"Evidence, Testimony, and the Problem of Individualism--- A Reply to Schmitt" Social Epistemology, 2, 309-321 (1988).


"In Search of an Ethics of Personal Relationships" in Graham G. a LaFollette H., Person to Person, (Temple U. Press, 1988).


"Donating Your Health Care Benefits" Hastings Center Reports, 18 (No. 2), 8-9 (1988).


"Robin Hoods and Good Samaritans--the Role of PATIENTS in Health Care Distribution" Theoretical Medicine, 8, 47-59 (1987).


"Epistemic Dependence" Journal of Philosophy, 82, 335-349 (1985).


"Should Women Think in Terms of Rights?" Ethics, 94, 441-455 (1984).


"Action from Duty But Not in Accord With Duty" Ethics, 93, 283-290 (1983).


"Adam Smith and the Redemption of Work" Los Angeles Business & Economics, 1, 11-14 (1976).


"Sennett's Anarchism" (Participant in author-reviewer symposium on Richard Sennett, The Uses of Disorder) Philosophical Forum, 13, 276-282


"The Achievement of Moral Rationality" Philosophy & Rhetoric, 6, 171-185 (1973).