Working References Cited

Ethics, general

  • P. Singer, Practical Ethics, 2011
  • M. C. Nussbaum, “Capabilities, Entitlements, Rights: Supplementation and Critique,” Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 23-37, Feb. 2011.
  • C. Kaposy, “Can infants have interests in continued life?,” Theoretical medicine and bioethics, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 301-30, Jan. 2007.
  • H. Dean, “Critiquing capabilities: The distractions of a beguiling concept,” Critical Social Policy, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 261-278, May 2009.
  • M. S. Stein, “Nussbaum : A Utilitarian Critique,” Boston College Law Review, vol. 50, no. 2, 2009.
  • I. Robeyns, “The Capability Approach: a theoretical survey,” Journal of Human Development, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 93-117, Mar. 2005.

Robot / construct ethics

  • P. Lin, K. Abney, and G. Bekey, “Robot ethics: Mapping the issues for a mechanized world,” Artificial Intelligence, vol. 175, no. 5–6, pp. 942-949, Apr. 2011.
  • M. Coeckelbergh, “Robot rights? Towards a social-relational justification of moral consideration,” Ethics and Information Technology, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 209-221, Jun. 2010.
  • Langdon Winner, “Do Artifacts Have Politics?” in Daedalus, Vol. 109, No. 1, Winter 1980.
  • http://www2000.wzb.eu/alt/met/pdf/do_politics.pdf
  • John Zerzan, Against Civilization: Readings and Reflections, 2005.

BioArt + ethics

  • F. Stracey, “Bio-art: the ethics behind the aesthetics.,” Nature reviews. Molecular cell biology, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 496-500, Jul. 2009.
  •  Ionat Zurr & Oron Catts, “The ethical claims of Bio Art: killing the other or self-cannibalism?” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, 2003
  • T. B. Mooney, “If Pigs Could Fly , Should They ? A Sketch of Utilitaran and Natural Law Arguments against Life Science Art,” Social Sciences, 2006.

Animal rights and environmentalism

  • C. H. Eisemann, W. K. Jorgensen, D. J. Merritt, M. J. Rice, B. W. Cribb, P. D. Webb and M. P. Zalucki, “Do Insects Feel Pain? A Biological View,” CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR LIFE SCIENCES, Volume 40, Number 2 (1984), 164-167, DOI: 10.1007/BF01963580
  • Mary Midgley , “Duties Concerning Islands,” Encounter, February 1983, pp. 36-43.
  • Regan, T. (1992). “Does environmental ethics rest on a mistake?” Monist, 75(2), 161.
  • A. Taylor, “Nasty , brutish , and short : The illiberal intuition that animals don’t count,” Inquiry, vol. 277, no. June, pp. 265-277, 1996.
  • P. Singer, Animal Liberation, 1977
  • AB Satz , “Would Rosa Parks Wear Fur? Toward a Nondiscrimination Approach to Animal Welfare” Journal of Animal Law & Ethics, 2006
  • T. L. Bryant, “Sacrificing the Sacrifice of Animals: Legal Personhood for Animals, the Status of Animals as Property, and the Presumed Primacy of Humans,” Rutgers Law Journal, vol. 39, pp 247-330, 2008.



  • Amol Jadhav, Ivan Aimo, Daniel Cohen, Peter Ledochowitsch and Michel Maharbiz, “Microfabricated Neural Interfaces Implanted During the Development of Insect Sensory Organs Produce Stable Neurorecordings in the Adult,” The 25th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (IEEE MEMS 2012), Paris, France 29 January – 2 February 2012.
  • H. Sato, M.M. Maharbiz  ”Recent Developments in the Remote Radio Control of Insect Flight” Frontiers in Neuroscience, 4:199 (2010). [Invited Review].
  • M.M. Maharbiz and H. Sato “Cyborg Beetles: Tiny flying robots that are part machine and part insect may one day save lives in wars and disasters” Scientific American, Vol. 303, Number 6, 94-99 (2010). [December issue]
  • Sato H, Berry CW, Peeri Y, Baghoomian E, Casey BE, Lavella G, VandenBrooks JM, Harrison JF and Maharbiz MM, “Remote radio control of insect flight,” Front. Integr. Neurosci. 3:24, 2009. doi:10.3389/neuro.07.024.2009


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