Publications

Books:  Authored Volumes

Hester DM, End of Life Care and Pragmatic Decision Making:  A Bioethical Perspective —ethical issues concerning death and dying, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Reviews:  K Weingarten and C Ullrich, Journal of Palliative Medicine. vol. 15, no. 2, 254; CG Prado, Bioethics, vol. 25, no. 4, 228-229; SR Workman, JAMA, 2010, vol. 304, no. 17, 1959-1960; MB Mahowald, APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, 2010, vo. 10, no. 1, 21; T Lekan, William James Studies, 2011, vol. 6, 35-42; RR Motlani, American Journal of Bioethics, 2011, vol. 11, no. 2, 46-47.

Talisse RB, Hester DM, On James:  Philosophy As Vision—an analysis of James’s philosophical contributions, Wadsworth, 2004.

Reviews:  W. Gavin, Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Newsletter, 2004, no. 98, 70-73; M. Stephens, Transactions of the CS Peirce Society, 2004, vol. 40, no. 4, 847-849.

Hester DM, Community As Healing:  Pragmatist Ethics in Medical Encounters—an application of classic American philosophy to issues in physician-patient relationships, Rowman & Littlefield, 2001.

Reviews:  M. LaBar, Choice, 2002, vol. 39, no. 6, 1076; R. Walther, Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Newsletter, 2002, no. 92, 42-44; EF Cooke, Transactions of the CS Peirce Society, 2002, vol. 38, no. 3, 473-476; G. Trotter, Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 2003, vol. 17, no. 4, 314-316; K. Bauer, American Journal of Bioethics, 2004, vol. 4, no. 1, 62-63; W. Shelton, Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 2004, vol. 13, no. 2, 207-210.

Books:  Edited Volumes

Hester DM, Schonfeld T, Guidance for Ethics Committees—an anthology of newly written material to help educate ethics committee members, Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Contributions:  “Preface,” “Introduction to healthcare ethics committees” (ch. 1), “Brief introduction to ethics and ethical theory” (ch. 2) (all co-authored w/Toby Schonfeld) and “Ethical issues in pediatrics” (ch. 15).

Hester DM, Ethics by Committee:  A Textbook on Consultation, Organization, and Education—a textbook anthology of newly written educational chapters for HEC members, Rowman & Littlefield Publ., 2008.

Contributions:  “Introduction” (ch. 1; co-authored w/Chris Hackler) and “The ‘What?’ and ‘Why?’ of Ethics” (ch. 2).

(Japanese edition published in 2009)

Hester DM, Talisse RB, Dewey’s Essays in Experimental Logic, John Dewey’s 1916 collection on logic, critical edition with additional relevant writings, So. Ill. Univ. Press, 2007.

Contributions:  “Preface” (co-authored w/Robert Talisse)

Lachs, J, Hester DM, A William Ernest Hocking Reader with Commentary—collection of original texts by and critical essays concerning W. E. Hocking, Vanderbilt Univ. Press, 2004.

Contributions:  “Introduction” (co-authored w/John Lachs)

Reviews:  M. McGandy, Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 2005, vol. 19, no. 1, 88-90; F. Oppenheim, Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Newsletter, 2004, no. 92, 29-34; D. N. McDonald, Transactions of the CS Peirce Society, 2005, vol. 41, no. 1, 232-238.

Burke, T, Hester DM, Talisse RB, Dewey’s Logical Theory:  New Studies and Interpretations—collection of critical essays concerning Dewey’s logical theory by contemporary scholars, Vanderbilt Univ. Press, 2002.

Contributions:  “Introduction” (co-authored w/Tom Burke and Robert Talisse)

Reviews:  D. Hildebrand, Metaphilosophy, 2006, vol. 37, no. 1, 136-146; S. Ralston, De Philosophia, 2004, vol. 18,no. 1, 113-115; W. Casebeer, Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Newsletter, 2002, no. 92, 25-28; D. Christie, Transactions of the CS Peirce Society, 2003, vol. 39, no. 2, 317-323.

Hester DM, Ford PJ, Computers and Ethics in the Cyberage—textbook anthology of essays on the philosophy and ethics of computer technologies, Prentice Hall Publ., 2001.

Contributions:  “Preface” and section/chapter introductions (co-authored w/Paul Ford)

Reviews:  Andrew Allentuck, Globetechnology.com, http://www.globetechnology.com/books/0130829781.html; Douglas Birch, APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers, vol. 00, no. 2, http://www.apa.udel.edu/apa/publications/newsletters/v00n2/ computers/13.asp, RM Slade, The Risk Digest, http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/22.20.html.

Books:  Contributions

Hester DM, Entries:  The Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 4th ed.—edited by Bruce Jennings, Macmillan, forthcoming.

Pragmatism

Blank, EL, Hester DM, “Industry Representatives, Gift-giving, and Conflicts of Interests”—in Clinical Ethics in Pediatrics edited by Doug Diekema, Mark Mercurio, and Mary Beth Adams, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2011, 215-220.

Hester DM, “Access to an Infant’s Family:  Lingering Effects of Not Talking with Parents”—in Complex Case Consultations: Cases that Haunt Us edited by Paul J. Ford and Denise M .Dudzinski, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2008, 66-71.

Hester DM, Entries:  The Encyclopedia of American Philosophy—edited by John Lachs & Robert Talisse, Routledge, 2008.

James, William:  “Radical Empiricism,” 421-423

“Mind-dust,” 511-512

Perry, Ralph Barton (1876-1957), 576-577

“Pure Experience,” 630-631

Hester DM, “Professing Public Health:  Practicing Ethics and Ethics As Practice”—in Public Health Policy and Ethics edited by Michael Boylan, Kluwer Academic Publ., 2004, ch. 1, 1-15.

Hester DM, “Situating the Self:  Grounding an Ethics of Culture and Race”—in Pragmatism and the Problem of Race edited by Bill E. Lawson and Donald Koch, Indiana University Press, 2004, ch. 5, 73-88.

Hester DM, “Habits of Healing”—in Pragmatic Bioethics edited by Glenn E. McGee, Vanderbilt Univ. Press, 1999, ch. 4, 45-59 and Pragmatic Bioethics, 2nd ed., edited by Glenn E. McGee, MIT Press, 2003, ch. 4, 45-60.

Hester DM, “Significance at the End of Life”—in Pragmatic Bioethics edited by Glenn E. McGee, Vanderbilt Univ. Press, 1999, ch. 9, 113-128 and Pragmatic Bioethics, 2nd ed., edited by Glenn E. McGee, MIT Press, 2003, ch. 9, 121-136.

Journals:  Writings in Peer-Reviewed Periodicals

Hester DM, “Mary Mahowald:  Bioethicist”The Pluralist, 2013, vol. 8, no. 3, 122-130.

Hester DM, “Clinical Ethics Perspective” (case commentary on “Her Own Decisions:  Impairment and Authenticity in Adolescence”)—Journal of Clinical Ethics, Spring 2012, 39-40.

Hester DM, Green JW, “It Is All about the Brain” (peer commentary on Rodriguez-Arias, et al., “Donation after circulatory death: Burying the dead donor rule”)—American Journal of Bioethics, 2011, vol. 11, no. 8, 44-45.

Swota AS, Hester DM, “Ethics for the Pediatrician:  Providing Culturally Effective Healthcare”Pediatrics in Review, 2011, vol. 32, no. 3, e39-43.

Hester DM, “What Role Should Moral Intuitions Play When Dealing with Children?” (peer commentary on Diekema/Fost’s “Ashley Revisited”)—American Journal of Bioethics, 2010, vol. 10, no. 1, 56.

Hester DM, Talisse, RB, “Physician Deception and Patient Autonomy” (peer commentary on Foddy’s “A Duty to Deceive: Placebos in Clinical Practice”)—American Journal of Bioethics, 2009, vol. 9, no. 12, 38-39.

Hester DM, Schonfeld TL, “Pardon My Asking:  What’s New?” (peer commentary on Delaney/Hershenov’s “Why Consent May Not Be Needed For Organ Procurement”)—American Journal of Bioethics, 2009, vol. 9, no. 8, 11-12.

Hester DM, “Opting-Out:  The Relationship between Moral Arguments and Public Policy in Organ Procurement”Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 2009, vol. 18, no. 2, 159-165

Keshava-Prakad KH*, Safar AM, Hester DM, Thompson AR, Mehta P, “Informed Consent in Medical Oncology”Federal Practitioner, 2008, vol. 25, no. 7, 26-31, 35.

Hester DM, Brown J, Schonfeld TL, “Pragmatism, Principles, and Problems” (peer commentary on Brendel/Miller’s target article “A Plea for Pragmatism in Clinical Research”)—American Journal of Bioethics, 2008, vol. 8, no. 4, 32-34.

Hester DM“Bioethical Pragmatism and Pragmatic Bioethics:  What are We Really Talking About?”  APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, 2008, vol. 7, no. 2, 2-4.

Gentry RW*, Mehta J, Hester DM, Thompson AR, Mehta P, “When Is the Best Time to Refer to Hospice?”Federal Practitioner, 2007, vol. 24, no. 11, 51-53.

Hester DM, “Interests and Neonates:  There is More to the Story than We Explicitly Acknowledge”Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 2007, vol. 28, no. 5, 357-372.

Mehta P, Hester DM, Safar AM, Thompson AR, “Ethics-in-Oncology Forums”Journal of Cancer Education, 2007, vol. 22, no. 3, 159-164.

Hester DM, Schonfeld TL, Amoura NJ, “Gatekeeping and Personal Values:  Misuses of Professional Roles” (peer commentary on Card’s target article “Conscientious Objection and Emergency Contraception”)—American Journal of Bioethics, 2007, vol.7, no. 6, 27-28.

Hester DM, “Wither Authenticity:  ADHD, Medication, and Striving for the ‘Good Life” (commentary on Singh “Clinical Implication of Ethical Concepts:  Moral Self-understandings in Children Taking Mehylphenidate for ADHD”)—Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2007, vol. 12, no. 2, 183-187.

Hester DM, “Commentary” (case commentary on “Resuscitating a Bad Patient”)—Hastings Center Report, Jan-Feb 2007, 15.

Hester DM, Hackler JC, “Improving Medicine through Research and the Constitutive Nature of Altruism” (peer commentary on Simon, et al. target article “Altruistic discourse in the informed consent process for childhood cancer clinical trials”)—American Journal of Bioethics, 2006, vol. 6, no. 5, 51-52.

Midathada M*, Mehta J, Govindarajan R, Safar AM, Hester DM, Kyasa MJ, Mehta P, MD, “When Substance Abuse Interferes with Cancer Treatment”Federal Practitioner, 2006, vol. 23, no. 9, 39-40, 42, 51.

Hester DM, “Why We Must Leave Our Organs to Others”American Journal of Bioethics, 2006, vol. 6, no. 4, W23-28.

Anthologized in:  Contemporary Issues in Bioethics, 7th ed. edited by T. Beauchamp, et al., 2008, 500-504; 8th ed., 2014.

Gentry RW*, Mehta J, Safar AM, Kayasa MJ, Thompson AR, Hester DM, Mehta P, Disclosing Prognosis: When Patients Don’t Ask”Federal Practitioner, 2006, vol. 23, no. 4, 14-16, 33.

Hackler JC, Hester DM, “Age and the Allocation of Organs for Transplantation:  A Case Study”Health Care Analysis, 2005, vol. 13, no. 2, 129-136.

Hester DM, “What Must We Mean by ‘Community’?:  A Processive Account”Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 2004, vol. 25, no. 5-6, 423-437.

Hester DM, Kovach KA, “Trumping Professionalism” (peer commentary on Wear/Kuczewski’s target article “The Professionalism Movement: Can We Pause?”)—American Journal of Bioethics, 2004, vol. 4, no. 2, 47-48.

Hester DM, “Is Pragmatism Well-suited to Bioethics?”Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 2003, vol. 28, no. 5, 545-561.

Hester DM, “What Constitutes a ‘Just’ Match?:  A Reply to Murphy” (a response to Timothy Murphy’s article “Justice in Residency Placement:  Is the Match System an Offense to the Values of Medicine?”)—Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 2003, vol. 12, no. 1, 78-82.

Hester DM, “’Dead Donor’ v. ‘Respect for Donor’ Rule:  Putting the Cart before the Horse” (peer commentary on Elysa Koppleman’s target article “The Dead Donor Rule and the Concept of Death…”)—American Journal of Bioethics, 2003, vol. 3, no. 1, 24-26.

Hester DM, “Reproductive Technologies as Instruments of Meaningful Parenting:  Ethics in the Age of ARTs”Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 2002, vol. 11, no. 4, 401-410.

Hester DM, “Narrative As Bioethics:  The ‘Fact’ of Social Selves and the Function of Consensus”Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 2002, vol. 11, no. 1, 17-26.

Hester DM, “Rethinking the Residency Matching Process and Questioning the Value of Competition in Medicine”Academic Medicine, 2001, vol. 76, no. 4, 39-41.

Response to “Letters to the Editor”Academic Medicine, 2001, vol. 76, no. 11, 83-84.

Hester DM, “The Anatomy of Bioethical Consultations” (peer commentary on George J Agich’s target article “The Question of Method in Ethics Consultation”)—American Journal of Bioethics, 2001, vol. 1, no. 4, 57-58.

Hester DM, “What to Do about the Mere Potential for Disabilities” (peer commentary on Mark Kuczewski’s target article “Disability:  An Agenda for Bioethics”)—AJOBOnline, 2001, vol. 1, no. 3.

Hester DM, “The Concern for Foundations and the Function of Narrative” (peer commentary on Tod Chambers’s target article “The Fiction of Bioethics:  A Précis”)—American Journal of Bioethics, 2001, vol. 1, no. 1, 47-48.