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Submitted to the House of Lords Select Committee on Stem Cell Research by an ad hoc group of Christian theologians from the Anglican, Catholic, Orthodox and Reformed traditions.*
Cooperation with Immoral Laws (2012)
By Helen Watt
An earlier version of this essay by Helen Watt was published in the Summer 2012 issue of The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly. A pdf is available here.
Human Dignity in Healthcare: A Virtue Ethics Approach (2012)
Life or lifestyle? The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill (2008)
Helen Watt offers a brief analysis of the issues surrounding this controversial bill. A pdf is available here.
Living Together: Pregnancy and Parenthood (2002)
Helen Watt responds to claims that the fetus is not (or not always) human, that abortion is about "choice" and "controlling one's body", and that women and children benefit from the practice of abortion. A pdf of this article is available here.
Selecting Children (2007)
Dr Helen Watt
The 'perinatal hospice' and the dignity of the dying infant (2012)
Transcript of presentation by Dr Sylvie de Kermadec, obstetrician-gynaecologist working in France, given 18 June 2012 in Oxford at a conference on 'Human Dignity in Healthcare' co-sponsored by Blackfriars Hall and the Anscombe Bioethics Centre. A pdf of this paper is available here
The Varieties of Human Dignity: A Logical and Conceptual Analysis (2012)
[Epub ahead of print]