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Cambridge Public Health

 

University Lecturer in Philosophy of Public Health
http://cambridge.academia.edu/StephenJohn

Publications from Elements

Journal articles

2022 (Accepted for publication)

  • John, S. and Curran, E., 2022 (Accepted for publication). "Must we vaccinate the most vulnerable? Efficiency, priority, and equality in the distribution of vaccines" Journal of Applied Philosophy,
  • John, S., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Death Sentences Philosophy of Medicine,
  • Dennison, R., Boscott, B., Thomas, R., Griffin, S., Harrison, H., John, S., Moorthie, S., Morris, S., Rossi, S., Stewart, G., Thomas, C. and Usher-Smith, J., 2022 (Accepted for publication). A community jury study exploring the public acceptability of using risk stratification to determine eligibility for cancer screening Health Expectations,
  • 2022

  • John, SD. and Curran, EJ., 2022. Costa, cancer and coronavirus: contractualism as a guide to the ethics of lockdown. J Med Ethics, v. 48
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2020-107103
  • John, SD., 2022. How low can you go? Justified hesitancy and the ethics of childhood vaccination against COVID-19. J Med Ethics, v. 48
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2021-108097
  • John, S., 2022. Non-Maleficence, Social Benefit and the Vaccination of Children. R I Med J (2013), v. 105
  • 2021 (Accepted for publication)

  • John, S., 2021 (Accepted for publication). Two virtues of science Spontaneous Generations : Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4245/spongen.v10i1.38199
  • 2021

  • John, S., 2021. Science, politics and regulation: The trust-based approach to the demarcation problem. Stud Hist Philos Sci, v. 90
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.shpsa.2021.08.006
  • 2020 (Accepted for publication)

  • John, S. and Wu, J., 2020 (Accepted for publication). The ethics of covid-19 risk communication Journal of General Internal Medicine,
  • John, S., 2020 (Accepted for publication). The Ethics of Lockdown: Communication, consequences and the separateness of persons Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal,
  • John, S. and Wu, J., 2020 (Accepted for publication). “First, do no harm”? Non-maleficence, population health and the ethics of risk Social Theory and Practice: an international and interdisciplinary journal of social philosophy,
    Doi: 10.5840/soctheorpract2022218152
  • 2020

  • Wu, JH., John, SD. and Adashi, EY., 2020. Allocating Vaccines in a Pandemic: The Ethical Dimension. Am J Med, v. 133
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.06.007
  • 2019 (Accepted for publication)

  • John, S., 2019 (Accepted for publication). The Politics of Certainty: The Precautionary Principle, Inductive Risk and Procedural Fairness Ethics, Policy & Environment,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/21550085.2019.1581418
  • 2019

  • John, SD., 2019. Science, Truth and Dictatorship: wishful thinking or wishful speaking? Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, v. 78
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.shpsa.2018.12.003
  • 2018 (Accepted for publication)

  • John, SD., 2018 (Accepted for publication). Scientific Deceit Synthese,
  • 2018

  • John, SD., 2018. Climate change and expertise Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology,
  • John, SD., 2018. Epistemic trust and the ethics of science communication: against transparency, openness, sincerity and honesty Social Epistemology, v. 32
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/02691728.2017.1410864
  • John, S., 2018. Corrigendum: Should We Punish Responsible Drinkers? Prevention, Paternalism and Categorization in Public Health Public Health Ethics, v. 11
    Doi: 10.1093/phe/phx025
  • John, SD., 2018. Messy autonomy: Commentary on Patient preference predictors and the problem of naked statistical evidence. J Med Ethics, v. 44
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2018-104941
  • 2017

  • John, S., 2017. From Social Values to P‐Values: The Social Epistemology of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Journal of Applied Philosophy, v. 34
    Doi: 10.1111/japp.12178
  • 2015

  • John, S., 2015. Inductive risk and the contexts of communication Synthese, v. 192
    Doi: 10.1007/s11229-014-0554-7
  • 2014 (Published online)

  • John, SD., 2014 (Published online). Risk, Contractualism, and Rose's "Prevention Paradox" Social Theory and Practice, v. 40
    Doi: 10.5840/soctheorpract20144012
  • 2014 (Accepted for publication)

  • John, SD., 2014 (Accepted for publication). The example of the IPCC does not vindicate the value-free ideal: a reply to Gregor Betz European Journal for Philosophy of Science,
  • 2014

  • John, S., 2014. Patient preference predictors, apt categorization, and respect for autonomy. J Med Philos, v. 39
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/jmp/jhu008
  • 2013

  • John, SD., 2013. Efficiency, responsibility and disability: Philosophical lessons from the savings argument for pre-natal diagnosis Politics, Philosophy and Economics, v. 12
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/1470594X13505412
  • 2012

  • John, SD., 2012. No genes, please: we’re British Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, v. 43
    Doi: 10.1016/j.shpsc.2012.10.005
  • John, S., 2012. Mind the gap Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, v. 43
    Doi: 10.1016/j.shpsa.2011.10.007
  • 2011

  • John, S., 2011. Security, knowledge and well-being Journal of Moral Philosophy, v. 8
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/174552411X549363
  • John, S., 2011. Expert testimony and epistemological free-riding: The mmr controversy Philosophical Quarterly, v. 61
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9213.2010.687.x
  • John, SD., 2011. Why the prevention paradox is a paradox, and why we should solve it: a philosophical view Preventive Medicine,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.07.006
  • John, SD., 2011. Expert testimony and epistemological free-riding: a case-study of the controversy over the MMR vaccine The Philosophical Quarterly, v. 61
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9213.2010.687.x
  • John, SD., 2011. Security, knowledge and well-being Journal of Moral Philosophy, v. 8
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/174552411X549363
  • John, S., 2011. Why the prevention paradox is a paradox, and why we should solve it: a philosophical view. Prev Med, v. 53
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.07.006
  • 2010

  • John, SD., 2010. Three worries about three arguments for research exceptionalism American Journal of Bioethics, v. 10
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2010.482647
  • John, SD., 2010. In defence of bad science and irrational policies: an alternative account of the precautionary principle Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, v. 13
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10677-009-9169-3
  • John, S., 2010. Three worries about three arguments for research exceptionalism. Am J Bioeth, v. 10
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2010.482647
  • John, S., 2010. In defence of bad science and irrational policies: An alternative account of the precautionary principle Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, v. 13
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10677-009-9169-3
  • 2009

  • John, SD., 2009. Why ‘health’ is not a central category for public health policy Journal of Applied Philosophy, v. 26
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-5930.2009.00437.x
  • John, SD., 2009. Supreme emergencies, epistemic murkiness and epistemic transparency Philosophy of Management, v. 8
  • 2007

  • John, SD., 2007. How to take deontological concerns seriously in risk-cost-benefit analysis: A re-interpretation of the precautionary principle Journal of Medical Ethics, v. 33
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/jme.2005.015677
  • 2004

  • John, S., 2004. Titanic ethics, pirate ethics, bioethics Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C :Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, v. 35
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.shpsc.2003.12.013
  • Books

    2022

  • Newfield, C., Alexandrova, A. and John, S., 2022. Limits of the Numerical The Abuses and Uses of Quantification
  • 2021

  • John, S., 2021. Objectivity in Science
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/9781009063647
  • Book chapters

    2022

  • John, S., 2022. Groups and individuals
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4324/9781315675411-5
  • 2021 (Published online)

  • John, S., 2021 (Published online). Screening, scale and certainty
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-61412-6_4
  • 2020

  • John, S., 2020. Artificial Ignorance, epistemic obligations and epistemic paternalism
  • 2017

  • Badano, G., John, SD. and Junghans, T., 2017. NICE's Cost-Effectiveness Threshold, or: How We Learned to Stop Worrying and (Almost) Love the £20,000-£30,000/QALY Figure
  • 2012 (No publication date)

  • John, SD., 2012 (No publication date). Cancer screening, risk stratification and the ethics of apt categorisation: a case study
  • 2011

  • John, SD., 2011. Concepts of risk and precaution
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511862670.005
  • 2009

  • John, SD., 2009. ‘Is there an obligation to participate in medical research?
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231461.001.0001
  • Datasets

    2021 (No publication date)

  • Dennison, R., Boscott, R., Thomas, R., Griffin, S., Harrison, H., John, S., Moorthie, S., Morris, S., Rossi, S., Stewart, G., Thomas, C. and Usher-Smith, J., 2021 (No publication date). Research data supporting EXPRESS-CJ (Exploring the social and ethical implications of risk stratified screening for society - Community jury study)
  • Conference proceedings

    2008

  • Hall, A., Bostanci, AWS. and John, SD., 2008. Ethical, legal and social issues arising from cell free-fetal DNA technologies JOURNAL OF MEDICAL GENETICS, v. 45