Review of The Birth Report, by Valmai Elkins. Imprints 12 (February, 1984): 6.

Review of The Moral Mystic, by James R. Horne. Canadian Philosophical Reviews IV (December, 1984): 263-265. (invited)

Review of Test-Tube Babies: A Guide to Moral Questions, Present Techniques and Future Possibilities, edited by William Walters and Peter Singer, and Test-Tube Women: What Future for Motherhood?, edited by Rita Arditti, Renate Duelli Klein, and Shelley Minden. Dialogue XXIV #4 (Winter, 1985): 728-730. (refereed)

Review of The Mother Machine: Reproductive Technologies from Artificial Insemination to Artificial Wombs, by Gena Corea. Queen’s Quarterly 93 (Spring, 1986): 193-194. (invited)

Book note on The Cultural Construction of Sexuality, edited by Pat Caplan. Ethics 99 #3 (April, 1989): 670. (invited)

Review of The Bedroom and the State: The Changing Practices and Politics of Contraception and Abortion in Canada, 1880-1980, by Angus McLaren and Arlene Tigar McLaren. Labour/Le Travail 23 (Spring, 1989): 317-318. (invited)

Review of Cat’s Eye, by Margaret Atwood. Queen’s Quarterly 96 #2 (Summer, 1989): 478-480. (invited)

Review of Birthrights: Law and Ethics at the Beginnings of Life, edited by Robert Lee and Derek Morgan. Canadian Philosophical Reviews IX #9 (September, 1989): 371-373. (invited)

Review of Reproducing the World: Essays in Feminist Theory, by Mary O’Brien. Canadian Philosophical Reviews IX #10 (October, 1989): 420-423. (invited)

Review of Inessential Woman: Problems of Exclusion in Feminist Thought, by Elizabeth V. Spelman. Resources for Feminist Research/Documentation sur la recherche féministe 18 #4 (December, 1989): 40-41. (invited)

Review of Recreating Motherhood: Ideology and Technology in a Patriarchal Society, by Barbara Katz Rothman. Queen’s Quarterly 97 #3 (Autumn, 1990): 515-517. (invited)

Review of People You’d Trust Your Life To, by Bronwen Wallace. Queen’s Quarterly 97 #3 (autumn, 1990): 483-484. (invited)

Review of New Reproductive Techniques: A Legal Perspective, by Douglas J. Cusine. Queen’s Quarterly 98 #1 (Spring, 1991): 231-233. (invited)

Book Note on Whose Child is This? Ethical, Legal, and Theological Dangers of “Surrogate Motherhood”, edited by John Baycroft. Studies in Religion/Sciences Réligieuses 20 #3 (fall, 1991): 397-398. (invited)

Book Note on Embryo Experimentation, edited by Peter Singer, Helga Kuhse, Stephen Buckle, Karen Dawson, and Pascal Kasimba. Ethics 102 #3 (April 1992): 691-2. (invited)

Review of Deciding for Others: The Ethics of Surrogate Decision Making, by Allen E. Buchanan and Dan W. Brock. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 23 #1 (March, 1993): 120-125. (invited)

Review of Women and Children in Health Care: An Unequal Majority, by Mary Briody Mahowald. Newsletter of the Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 1 #2 (January, 1994): 4-5. (invited)

Review of Having and Raising Children: Unconventional Families, Hard Choices, and the Social Good, edited by Uma Narayan and Julia J. Bartkowiak. Canadian Journal of Political Science XXXIII: 3 (September 2000): 618-619. (invited)

Review of Women, Autobiography, Theory: A Reader, edited by Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson. American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy 00 #1 (Fall, 2000): 45-47. (invited)

Invited Review of Persons, Humanity, and the Definition of Death, by John P. Lizza. Philosophy in Review XXVII (1) (February 2007): 46-48.



Critical Notices and Review Essays


Critical Notice of Gendercide: The Implications of Sex Selection, by Mary Anne Warren. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 17 #3 (September, 1987): 683-692. (invited)

“The Politics of Communities: A Review of H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr.’s The Foundations of Bioethics.” Hypatia 4 #2, special issue on “Feminist Ethics and Medicine” (Summer, 1989): 179 185. (refereed)

Critical Notice of The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on Disability, by Susan Wendell. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 28 #3 (September, 1998): 435-452. (invited and refereed)

“Optimism, Pessimism, and the Desire for Longer Life,” Review Essay of A History of Ideas about the Prolongation of Life by Gerald Gruman, and The Prolongation of Life: Optimistic Studies by Ilya Ilyich Metchnikoff.  The Gerontologist 44 (December, 2004): 847-851.

“Ethical Imagination or Ethical Reasoning?” Invited Review Essay of The Ethical Imagination:  Journeys of the Human Spirit, by Margaret Somerville.  Journal of Canadian Studies 41 (3), fall 2007:  185-192.


“Philosophy and the Canadian Public:  Which Philosophy?  Which Public?  Why Canada?”  Invited Review Essay of In the Agora:  The Public Face of Canadian Philosophy, edited by Andrew D. Irvine and John S. Russell.  Journal of Canadian Studies 42 (3), fall 2008:  208-215.



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