Mary Varney Rorty









Ethical Dilemmas in Pediatrics: Cases and Commentaries
(Editor, with L.Frankel, W. Silverman and A. Goldworth) Cambridge University Press. 2005. [1] [2]

Organization Ethics in Health Care
(with E. Spencer, A. Mills and P. Werhane) Oxford University Press, 2000. [3]

Treatise of Critical Reason
Hans Albert. (translation) Princeton University Press, 1984. [4]


Articles and book chapters:

"Introduction to Ethics,"
in Managerial Ethics in Health Care: A New Perspective, ed. G.L. Filerman, A. Mills and P Schyve, Health Administration Press, Chicago, 2014, pp. 1-18.

"Moral Distress: A Problem for Us All"
CPMC Ethical Times 33 Spring 2013

"Ethics In and For the Organization,"
in Guidance for Healthcare Ethics Committees, ed. D.M. Hester and T. Schonfeld, Cambridge UP, 2012, pp. 147-154.

"Alt in Amerika: zur bioethischen Debatte in den USA" (with A. Silvers)
in Pro-Age oder Anti-Aging? ed. S Schicktanz and M Schweda. Campus Verlag, 2012.

"Preconditions for 'Building Capacity' in an Ethics Program,"
HEC Forum 22(4) 2010 287-297 (with A. Mills)

"Viewing Trading Zones Developed to Advance Health as Complex Adaptive Systems"
Chapter 13 in Trading Zones and Ethics (2010). Edited by Gorman M. (MIT Press):267-281 (with A. Mills, Isabella, and Chen)

"Rules for the Human Zoo: a response to the Letter on Humanism"
(by R. Sloterdijk, trans. by M. Rorty)
Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 27(1), 12-28, 2009. [5]

"The Paradoxical Placebo,"
American Journal of Bioethics 9 (12) 2009, 4-12 (with L.R. Frankel)

"The Third Face of Medicine"
in Business, Ethics and Biomedicine, ed. D Arnold. Oxford University Press (2009) "Institutional Practices, Ethics and the Medical Professional" (with A. Mills and P. Werhane)
Blackwell Companion to Medical Ethics
Rhodes, Frances, and Silvers (eds), 180-197, 2007

"Organizational Moral Distress" (with A. Mills and P. Werhane)
The Encyclopedia of Business, Ethics, and Society, R. Kolb (ed)
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage 4: 1550-1552, 2007

"Rafting the Ethical Rapids" (with Collier and Sandborg),
HEC Forum 18(4) 2006 332-341.

"Introduction: Ethics Committees and Failure to Thrive" (with A. Mills and Spencer),
HEC Forum 18(4) 2006. 279-286.

"Clinical Ethics and the Managerial Revolution in American Health Care," (with A. Mills and P. Werhane),
Journal of Clinical Ethics 12(2) p. 181-189 Summer 2006.

"Business Practices, Ethical Principles and Professionalism" (forthcoming) (with A. Mills )
Organizational Ethics 2

"Rationing Nutrition and Information" (case study, in Frankel, Silverman, Goldworth & Rorty, 2005)

"The Rashomon Effect and Organization Ethics"
HECForum16(2) 2004, 75-94.

"Organization Ethics as a Vehicle for Organizational Change" (with A. Mills and P. Werhane)
Organizational Ethics 1(1), 21-31 2004

"Complexity and the Role of Ethics in Health Care" (with A. Mills and P. Werhane)
Emergence 5(3) 2003, 6-21.

"Stakeholder Expectations in Practice-Based Medicine" (with A. Mills and P. Werhane)
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 23 2003, S19-26.

"Total Quality Management and the Vanishing Patient"(with A. Mills)
Business Ethics Quarterly 12/(4) 481-504, 2002.

"Introduction to Organization Issues in Clinical Ethics"
in A. Mills, Spencer and P. Werhane, eds.
Developing Organization Ethics in Healthcare: A Case-Based Approach to Policy, Practice and Compliance, (Hagerstown: University Publishing Group, 2001), 49-54.

"Key Points for Developing an International Declaration on Nursing, Human Rights, Human Genetics and Public Health Policy" (with Gwen Anderson).
Nursing Ethics 8(3), 2001, 246-258.

"Feminism and Genetic Nursing: Globalizing Transdisciplinary Teams"
in Tong, ed., Globalizing Feminist Bioethics (Boulder: Westview Press, 2001)

"Organization Ethics in Healthcare: Guest Editorial" (with P. Werhane)
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 9(2) (2000) 145-6.

"Nursing and Genetics: A Feminist Critique Moves Us Towards Transdisciplinary Teams" (with G. Anderson and R. Momsen),
Nursing Ethics 7v(3) , 2000, 191-204.

"Ethics and Economics in Healthcare: The Role of Organization Ethics."
HEC Forum 12/(1) 2000, 57-68.

"Personal Identity, Advance Directives, and Genetic Testing for Alzheimer Disease,"
(with H. Klepper) Genetic Testing 3 (1) 1999, 99-106.

"Feminism and Elective Fetal Reduction"
In: A. Donchin and L. Purdy, eds., Embodying Bioethics: Recent Feminist Advances. Lantham Md: Rowman and Littlefield, 1999, 159-176.

"Parental Rights At the Birth of a Near-viable Infant: Conflicting Perspectives" (with J. Pinkerton, J. Finnerty, P. Lombardo et al) Am J Obstet Gynecol 177 (1997): 283-290.

"Elective Fetal Reduction: The Ultimate Elective Surgery" (with J. Pinkerton)
Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy 13 (1996):53-77. (reprinted in Frontiers of Bioethics, Ed. Franklin Miller, University Press of America, 2000)

"Feminism and Clinical Ethics"
in Proceedings of XIX World Congress of Philosophy (1993)



"Special Report: Women in Philosophy"
Proceedings of the American Philosophical Association _60_, 1987.

"Report on Concurrent Bioethics Meeting" (with H B Holmes)
in Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics _2_ (2) (1995)

Review: C. Daniels, _Women at Risk_
in Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics _2_ (1) 1994

"Justice in Health Care"
in Bioethics Matters _4_(1) 1995

"Report on SBC Meeting"
in Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Jan 1996.

Review: Glaser & Hamel, ed., Three Realms of Managed Care in Orthopedics Newsletter, Sept. 1998

"Report on FAB in London"
in Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Newsletter Dec. 2000

Review: R.Hall, Introduction to Health Care Organizational Ethics,
in Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Newsletter 10 (1) 14-5, May 2002

Review: J. Habermas, The Future of Human Nature.
In the Notre Dame Philosophical Review, 2003.12.02 Editorials, "From the Editors", APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, vols 8-15 (continuing)


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