Richard Hull Papers and Addresses

Richard T. Hull, PhD

 

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Papers and Addresses



(2013) "Sartre's Existentialism is a Humanism, and the Wizard of Oz,"
A talk given by Richard T. Hull at the Tallahassee U-U Church, March 24, Orlando, FL.
(2008) "Spirals and Solutions: Thinking Systematically about Textbook Costs, Sex Selection, and Global Warming,"
6th Statewide CFI Florida Conference, February 22-23, Tallahassee, FL.
(2005) "The Alchemy of Informed Consent Revisited"
Keynote Address given at the 18th Annual PASSHE Interdisciplinary Association for Philosophy and Religious Studies, 1-2 April.
(2003) "Physician-Assisted Suicide,"
Delivered before the FIG Meeting, Vernon Manner Hotel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 26 June.
(2002) "Whither Geology: Passive Information Source, or Pro-active Environmentalism?,"
A Talk Delivered before the Buffalo Association of Professional Geologists, Four Seasons Sheraton Hotel, Cheektowaga, New York, 20 November.
(2001a) "PHarewell to Peter Hare,"
Retirement Party, Philosophy Department, State University of New York at Buffalo, Friday the 13th.
(2001b) "Authorship Ethics," Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences, State University of New York University at Buffalo, 2 November.
(2001c) "The Alchemy of Informed Consent: Making Harms into Hurts," Society of Bioethics and Humanities, Memphis, Tennessee, 24 October.
(2001d) "In Defense of Cloning," Department of Philosophy Dialogue Series, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 9 October. See Published Version
(2001e) "The Alchemy of Informed Consent: Why Physicians Don't Routinely Violate the Hippocratic Oath to Do No Harm," Public Address, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, 4 October. See Published Version
(2001f) "Research Protocol vs. Research Practice: Three Case Studies," ~Talk~ ~slide show~ Protection of Human Research Subjects Workshop, University at Buffalo Center for Tomorrow, 26 April.
(2000a) "Texas Philosopher Leaders of The American Philosophical Association," Department of Philosophy, Southwest Texas State University, 14 March.
(2000b) "Is There Ever a Duty to have Sex with Someone Other than One's Spouse?"
Department of Philosophy, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 15 February.
(1999a) "A Research Ethics Dilemma," University of Connecticut at Storrs, April 10.
(1999b) "Humanities: Human Ties without the I," Twenty-fifth Anniversary Celebration, Texas Council for the Humanities, Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, Austin, Texas, 13 March.
(1999c) "The Arguments For and Against Multilingualism in Texas Schools," Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, March 3.
(1999d) "Resources Available from the Texas Council for the Humanities," Lufkin Civic Museum, Lufkin, Texas, 10 February.
(1998a) "Informed Consent as a Patient's Duty Revisited," Philosophy Department, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, November 25.
(1998b) "A Random Walk with Principles," Austin College Sesquicentennial Alumni Lecture Series
, 23 October.
(1998c) "Texas Multiple Cultures and the Educational Core,"
Fall Faculty Luncheon, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, 14 October.
(1998d) "Grants Available from the Texas Council for the Humanities," High Plains Humanities Council, Texas Tech University, Abilene, Texas, 3 March.
(1997a) "Three Potential Responses to 'Vipers',"
Behavioral Neuroscience Colloquium, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, September, 24. (1997b) "Genetic Carrier Status and the Contextual Reality of Genetic Disease," Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Society for the Study of Human Ideas on Ultimate Reality and Meaning, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 5 August. See Published Version
(1997c) "Philosophical, Ethical, and Moral Aspects of Health Care Rationing: A Review of Daniel Callahan's Setting Limits"
, Spring Clinical Day, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, New York, 26 April.
(1997d) "Review of Bernard Rollin, The Frankenstein Syndrome,"
Course on Graduate Research Ethics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 7 March.
(1996a) "The University's Response to the Challenges of Managed Care and Managed Competition," Conference in the Disciplines, Managed Care in Western New York: Implications for Providers and Educators, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 15 November.
(1996b) "Lynn Rose Roast,"
Retirement Party, Philosophy Department, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.
(1995a) "Social Work and the Coming of Medical Rationing," Social Work Department, Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, New York, 21 December.
(1995b) "Patterns of Ethical Dilemmas for Caregivers of Persons with Senile Dementia Alzheimer's Type,"
Center for Tomorrow, State University of New York at Buffalo, November 28.
(1995c) "Ethical Issues in Starting and Stopping End-Stage Dialysis,"
New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, 20 October.
(1995d) "Dying in America," Greater Buffalo Memorial Society, Buffalo, New York, 1 October.
(1995e) "Alzheimer's as a Moral Disease of Care-givers," Pastoral Care Department, Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, New York, 1 September.
(1995f) "Recent and Pending Ethical Issues in Reproduction," Women Lawyers of Western New York, Buffalo, New York, 15 May.
(1995g) "Moral Question of Alternative Methods in Animal Research," School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2 February 1995. Also Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 1 May.
(1994a) "Dying in America,"
Address given at UB at Sunrise breakfast, Center for Tomorrow. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 17 November.
(1994b) "Making the Most of Coincidence: The Value of Frustrated Purposes,"
Keynote Address at Conference to Inaugurate the William H. Werkmeister Chair in Value Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 9 August.
(1994d) "The Effect of a Research Ethics Course on Graduate Student's Moral Reasoning
," National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 5-6 July (with M. Wurm-Shaar, M. James-Valutis, & D. Triggle).
(1993a) "Routine Retrieval of Organs as an Alternative to Xenografts: Moral Considerations of Communitarian Ethics," ~Talk~ ~Slide Show~ WNY Transplantation Society, Buffalo Hilton. April 28, 1993.
(1993b) "Brave New Ways of Making Babies,"
The Warren Steinkraus Lectures on Human Ideals. State University of New York College at Oswego, Oswego, New York, 2 October.
(1993c) "Routine Retrieval of Organs as an Alternative to Xenografts: Moral Considerations of Communitarian Ethics," ~Talk~
~Slide Show~ Western New York Transplantation Society, Buffalo Hilton, Buffalo, New York, 28 April.
(1993d) "Autonomy and Virtue"
(with Theresa McGarity), 21st Conference on Value Inquiry, 2 April.
(1993e) "What are Research Ethics?" School of Pharmacy, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 11 March.
(1993f) "Adoption as a Preferred Option for Infertile Couples: The Moral Imperative to Rescue Existing Children," Ohio State University, School of Nursing and Medical Technology, Delaware, Ohio, 2 March.
(1993g) "Fraud in Research and Communitarian Ethics," Calspan Chapter of Sigma Xi, Calspan Corporation, Buffalo, New York, 10 February.
(1992a) "The Best Case for Non-regulation of Surgical Innovation: Surgeons versus Drug Salesmen," The Hastings Center, Briarcliff Manor, New York 9 June.
(1992b) "Surgical Innovation: Unregulated, or Rampant?" The Hastings Center, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 16 January.
(1992c) "Essentialist versus Instrumentalist Conceptions of Disease: Humpty Dumpty Championed," The Hastings Center, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 9 January.
(1991a) "Recent Work on the Question, Why Be Moral?" Colloquium, Philosophy Department, State University of New York College at Geneseo, Geneseo, New York, 18 November.
(1991b) "Are Carriers of the Genes for Huntington's Chorea and Cystic Fibrosis Diseased?" The Hastings Center, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 1 October.
(1991c) "Ethics in a Democratic State," University of Leningrad, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 15.
(1990a) "The Animal Rights Controversy Revisited: A Review of James Rachels, Created from Animals: the Moral Implications of Darwinism," Department of Physiology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 20 September.
(1990b) "Reflections on the Human Genome Project: Ontology and Ethics," NSF Young Scholars Seminar, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, New York, 1 August.
(1988) "The Creation and Patenting of New Life Forms: A New Assault on Academic Freedom?" University Honors Lecture, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 20 March.
(1987a) "Policy Challenges Arising from the New Reproductive Technologies," F.A.S.T. talk to residents of Roosevelt Hall, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 10 November.
(1987b) "Viewpoints: The Ethics of Animal Experimentation,"Previously unpublished.
(1987c) "Medical Ethics and Society," Keynote Address, Conference on Medical Issues and Society, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, 13-14 April.
     --Reply to Kenneth Cooper, MD, "The Boom in Preventive Medicine"
     --Reply to Charles Baxter, MD, "The Ethical Status of Organ Transplantation in Modern Medicine"
     --Reply to David Vanderpool, MD, "Key Issues in Texas Medicine Today".
(1986d) "The Baby Fae Case: Treatment, Experiment, or Animal Abuse?" Philosophy Department Colloquium, D'Youville College, Buffalo, New York, December.
(1986e) "Implications of Technological Advances in Surrogacy Under Roe v. Wade," NY State Bar Association General Assembly, Buffalo, New York, 27 September.
(1985a) "Do We Have a Duty to Have Intercourse? A Reply to Professor Arthur Wheeler," Tri-State Philosophy Association, October.
(1985b) "Is Informed Consent a Patient's Duty?" Mansfield University, Mansfield, Pennsylvania, October.
(1985c) "Do Gifted Children/Retarded Children Have a Right to Special Educational Benefits?" Philosophy Department Colloquium, January.
(1985d) "Do Gifted Children/Retarded Children Have a Right to Special Educational Benefits?" Philosophy Department Colloquium, January.
(1983a) "A Critique of Fisk's Ethics and Society" (with Thomas Donahue). Society for the Philosophical Study of Marxism, American Philosophical Association Meetings, Boston, Massachusetts, 29 December.
(1983b) "Informed Consent: Patient's Rights or Patient's Duty?"Department of Philosophy, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 20 October. See Published Version
(1982a) "The Problems of Professional Letters of Reference," Grand rounds given at Children's Hospital, Buffalo, New York, (with Louis Swartz, JD, PhD, RN and William Topper, MD), 29 October.
(1982b) "Towards an Assessment of the Impact of Sexism on Nursing Employment Patterns," presented at a conference on Job Satisfaction vs. Dissatisfaction: An Issue for the 80's, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Nursing Association, Teachers College of Columbia University, College of Nursing of Villanova University, and State University of New York at Buffalo School of Nursing, Buffalo, New York, 21 October 1982.
(1982c) "Philosophical Foundations of Animal Experimentation and Its Critics," Department Seminar, Physiology, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, New York, 10 September.
(1981a) "A Demand to Die," Campus Ministry Fellowship of Western New York, Canisius College, Buffalo, New York, 30 November and Trauma Unit Grand Rounds, Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, New York, 27 October
(1981b) "Informed Consent: Patient's Right or Patient's Duty?" Department of Philosophy Colloquium, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 4 November; Tri-State Philosophical Association, Fredonia, New York, 2 May; and University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 25 February.
(1981c) "Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Rape and Sexual Assault," OB/GYN Grand Rounds, Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, New York, 23 September.
(1981d) "The Current State of Research in Nursing Ethics," Conference on Nursing Ethics, Institute of Society, Ethics and the Life Sciences, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 2 April.
(1980a) "A Patient's View of Informed Consent," The Gross Medical Club, Buffalo, New York, 21 November.
(1980b) "Confronting Dying and Death," Professional Staff Senate, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 6 November.
(1980c) "Ethical Issues in Prospective Gene Therapies," testimony before the President's Commission on Ethical Issues in Human Research, Washington, D.C., 16 September.
(1980d) "Feet, Do Your Duty!" Conference on Long Distance Running, State University of New York College at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 3 May. See Published Version
(1980e) "The Allied Health Care Professions: New Fields for Philosophical Exploration," Presidential Address to the American Society for Value Inquiry, Detroit, Michigan, 25 April. See Published Version
(1979a) "Problems in the Neural Activity Criterion of Personhood in Fetuses and Dying Patients," Bloomsburg State College, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, 26 April.
(1979b) "Traditional Roots of Contemporary Attitudes between Nurses, Physicians and Patients," Children's Hospital, Buffalo, NY, 25 April.
(1979) "The Varieties of Ethical Theories," Buffalo Psychiatric Center, Buffalo, New York, 27 March.
(1979c) "The Right of the Retarded to Developmental Services," West Seneca State Developmental Center, West Seneca, New York, 13 February.
(1978a) "Autonomy, Personhood, and the Right to Psychiatric Treatment," Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo Medical School, meeting in conjunction with the Western New York District Branch, American Psychiatric Association, Buffalo Psychiatric Center, Buffalo, New York, 15 June.
(1978b) "The Ethical Issues in Abortion," panel discussion sponsored by the Human Values and Medical Ethics Committee, State University of New York at Buffalo Medical School, Buffalo, New York, 17 April.
(1978c) "Designing Humans versus Designing for Humans: Some Ethical Issues in Genetics," Philosophy Department Colloquium, State University of New York College at Geneseo, Geneseo, New York, 6 April.
(1978d) "The Concept of Disease: Alcoholism as a Disease," presentation and panel discussion sponsored by the Alcoholism Research Group, State University of New York at Buffalo Medical School, Buffalo, New York, 27 February.
(1978e) "What You Always Wanted to Know About Medical Ethics But Were Afraid to Ask Your Doctor," Chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons, Yukon, Oklahoma, 4 January.
(1977a) "Models of Nurse/Patient/Physician Relationships: Reflections of Ethical Theories and Views of Humankind," Institute for Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas, 28 November.
(1977b) "Aggressive Therapy for an Incompetent Patient" Ethics Grand Rounds, Meyer Memorial Hospital, Buffalo, New York, 6 November.
(1977c) "Models of Nurse/Patient/Physician Relations: Reflections of Ethical Theories and Values of Humankind," School of Nursing Colloquium Series, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 3 November.
(1977d) "Why 'Genetic Disease'?" Conference on Biomedical Ethics, University of Western Ontario, London (with reply by Michael E. Ruse, University of Guelph), 28 October.
(1977e) "(Re)designing Humans: Some Ethical Issues in Genetics," Lecture Series on Ethical Issues in the Design School, School of Environmental Design, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 24 October.
(1977f) "Case Studies in Nursing," (with Mila Aroskar) Nursing Ethics Workshop, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Nursing, Buffalo, New York, 21 October.
(1977g) "Models of Nurse/Patient/Physician Relationships: Reflections of Ethical Theories and Views of Humankind," Nursing Ethics Workshop, Graduate Department, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Nursing, Buffalo, New York, 21 October. See Published Version
(1977h) "Who, or What, Should Survive?" Philosophy Department Colloquium, Mansfield State College, Mansfield, Pennsylvania, 10 October.
(1977i) "Models of Nurse/Patient/Physician Relations: Reflections of Theories of Ethics and the Nature of Humankind," Workshop on Ethics in a Nursing Context, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, June 27.
(1977j) "On A Demand to Die," First Medical Ethics Symposium, SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, April 11.
(1977k) "Adverbial and Meinongian Theories: A Reply to William Rapaport," Tri-State Philosophical Association, Behrend College, Erie, Pennsylvania, 6 April.
(1977l) "A Caveat against Nursing Ethics Taught Only at the Bedside," Planning Conference for a Workshop on Nursing Ethics, Institute of Society, Ethics, and the Life Sciences, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 31 March 31-1 April.
(1976a) "Why 'Genetic Disease'?" (revised), Genetics Research Group Editing Conference, Institute of Society, Ethics, and the Life Sciences, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, April 1.
(1976b) "The Condition of Philosophy in Regional Colleges and Universities," presentation at a panel discussion for the Regional Conference of the American Catholic Philosophy Association, Niagara University, Niagara Falls, New York, 20 March.
(1975a) "Three Types of Ethical Theories," Nursing School Faculty Colloquium, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Nursing, Buffalo, New York, 12 November.
(1975b) "Philosophical Considerations in the Growing Potential for Human Genetic Control," New York Academy of Science Conference on Ethical and Scientific Issues Posed by Human Uses of Molecular Genetics, New York, New York, 15 May. See Published Version
(1975c) "What is Proxy Consent?" Proxy Consent Research Group, Institute of Society, Ethics, and the Life Sciences, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 2 May.
(1975d) "Patient's Rights and Responsibilities: Informed Consent," Workshop on Ethical Issues in Health Care, Conversations in the Disciplines, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 25 April. See Published Version
(1975e) "Ethical Issues in Genetic Manipulation," Philosophy Department Colloquium, Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania, 31 January.
(1974) "Why 'Genetic Disease'?" Genetics Research Group, Institute of Society, Ethics, and the Life Sciences, Washington, D.C., 6 December. See Published Version
(1973a) "Evidence, Incorrigibility, and Acquaintance," Eastern Division Meetings of the American Philosophical Association, Atlanta, GA (with reply by K. D. Irani, City College of New York), 29 December.
(1973b) "Conflicts Between Scientific and Humanistic Values in Genetic Manipulation," Symposium on the Genetic Manipulation of Man, University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, 8 November.
(1973c) "Defeasibility, Skepticism, and the (Un)known Defeater: A Reply to Almeder," American Philosophical Association Western Division Meetings, Chicago, Illinois, 18 April.
(1973d) "Evidence, Incorrigibility, and Acquaintance," New York State Philosophical Association's Creighton Club, Cazenovia, New York (with reply by Frank Jackson, LaTrobe University), 15 April.
(1973e) "The Science of History," Philosopher's Holiday, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 13 April.
(1973f) "Evidence, Incorrigibility, and Acquaintance," Tri-State Philosophical Association, Gannon College, Erie, PA (with reply by Morton Schagrin, State University of New York College at Fredonia), 7 April.
(1972a) "Commentary on Dr. Verle Heading's 'Can Man's Genetic Composition be Manipulated?'," Symposium on Ethical and Social Problems in Human Biology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 21 April. See Published Version
(1972b) "Why One Ought to Refrain from Stealing," paper and panel discussion at the New York State Philosophical Association's Creighton Club, Cazenovia, New York, 15 April.
(1972c) "Acquaintance, Incorrigibility, and the Multiplication Problem of Confirmation and Corroboration Theory," Philosophy of Science Colloquium, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 31 March.
(1971) "Criteria for Identity," at the New York State Philosophical Association's Creighton Club, Cazenovia, New York (with reply by Richard Taylor, University of Rochester ), 30 October.
(1970) "Morals and Politics: A Reply to Garver," Philosophy Department Colloquium, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 20 October.
(1969) "The Status of Evolutionary Theory in Anthropology: Reply to Leslie White," Symposium on Evolutionary Theory in Anthropology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 29 April.
(1967) "The Realism/Nominalism Controversy over Wittgenstein's Tractatus," New College, Sarasota, Florida, January.