Peter Herissone-Kelly

Dr. Peter Herissone-Kelly

Senior Lecturer in Philosophy

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Livesey House, LH120

+44 (0) 1772 89 2544


Herissone-kelly, Peter (2011) Determining the common morality's norms in the sixth edition of Principles of Biomedical Ethics. Journal of Medical Ethics, 37 (10). pp. 584-587. ISSN 0306-6800

Herissone-Kelly, Peter (2012) Wrongs, preferences and the selection of children: a critique of Rebecca Bennett's argument against the principle of procreative benefience. Bioethics, 26 (8). pp. 447-454. ISSN 02699702

Herissone-Kelly, Peter (2012) Habermas, Human Agency, and Human Genetic Enhancement: The Grown, the Made, and Responsibility for Actions. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 21 (02). pp. 200-210. ISSN 0963-1801

Herissone-Kelly, Peter (2011) Reasons, Rationalities, and Procreative Beneficence: Need Häyry Stand Politely By While Savulescu and Herissone-Kelly Disagree? Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 20 (02). pp. 258-267. ISSN 0963-1801

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Peter Herissone-Kelly has a BA in Philosophy from Bolton Institute (now Bolton University), a B.Phil. from the University of Oxford, and a PhD on the Kantian model of rational agency from UCLan.

He taught part-time at the University of Cambridge before coming to UCLan as a Research Assistant in 2002, and gaining a lectureship here in 2004.

Peter lectures on the BA (Hons) Philosophy programme; his teaching interests lie chiefly in bioethics and analytic philosophy of language, moral theory, and metaphysics. His research now focuses largely on bioethics, and in particular on the ethics of new reproductive technologies.