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Justifying mental health rights from a Gewirthian perspective (2016)
Book Chapter
Bielby, P. (2016). Justifying mental health rights from a Gewirthian perspective. In P. Bauhn (Ed.), Gewirthian perspectives on human rights, 174-190. Taylor & Francis

In this chapter, I seek to offer a Gewirthian justifi cation of mental health rights. In particular, I will explore the interrelationship between two themes which feature within Gewirthian ethics and which are central to the human condition. The fi r... Read More about Justifying mental health rights from a Gewirthian perspective.

Research on Patients with Dementia (2014)
Book Chapter
Bielby, P. (2014). Research on Patients with Dementia. In C. Foster, J. Herring, & I. Doron (Eds.), The Law and Ethics of DementiaHart Publishing

Towards supported decision-making in biomedical research with cognitively vulnerable adults (2009)
Book Chapter
Bielby, P. (2009). Towards supported decision-making in biomedical research with cognitively vulnerable adults. In O. Corrigan, J. McMillan, K. Liddell, M. Richards, & C. Weijer (Eds.), The limits of consent: A socio-ethical approach to human subject research in medicine, 151-170. Oxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231461.003.0009

This chapter has two connected aims. First, I argue that we can best understand the scope and limits of consent as a ‘procedural’ principle of empowerment. I ground this argument in a rationalist moral theory of human (or agency) rights devised by Al... Read More about Towards supported decision-making in biomedical research with cognitively vulnerable adults.