Pugh, Maslen, and Savulescu, ‘Deep Brain Stimulation, Authenticity and Value’, Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 26(4):640-657, 2017.

Pugh, Maslen, Savulescu, “Ethical surgical placebo-controlled trials of deep brain stimulation for treatment-resistant anorexia nervosa” (correspondence), The Lancet Psychiatry, 4:6. June 2017

Pugh, Maslen, Savulescu, “The Need for Further Fine-Grained Distinctions in Discussions of Authenticity and Deep Brain Stimulation“, AJOB Neuroscience, Volume 8, Issue 3, 2017

Maslen, Cheeran, Pugh, Pycroft, Boccard, Prangnel, Green FitzGerald, Savulescu, Aziz. ‘Unexpected Complications of Novel Deep Brain Stimulation Treatments: Ethical Issues and Clinical Recommendations’ Neuromodulation (online first)

Lowe, Pugh,  Kahane, Corben, Lewis, Delatycki, Savulescu, “How should we deal with misattributed paternity? A survey of lay public attitudes”, AJOB Empirical Bioethics, Vol.8(4), p.234-242, 2017.

Pugh, ‘Moral Bio-Enhancement, Freedom, Value and the Parity Principle’Topoi, 12 April 2017, 1–14.

Pugh, Pugh, and Savulescu, ‘Exercise Prescription and the Doctor’s Duty of Non-Maleficence’Br J Sports MedVolume 51, Issue 21, 2017

Pugh and Maslen, “Drugs That Make You Feel Bad’? Remorse-Based Mitigation and Neurointerventions”Criminal Law and Philosophy, 11:3, 2017 .

Douglas, Pugh, Singh, Savulescu, Fazel, “Risk Assessment Tools in Criminal Justice and Forensic Psychiatry: The Need For Better Data”, European Psychiatry, 42, May 2017.

Pugh,Kahane, and Savulescu,  “Bio-Conservatism, Partiality, and The Human Nature Objection to Enhancement“, The Monist, 99:4, 2017.

Pugh & Douglas, “Justifications for Non-Consensual Medical Intervention: From Infectious Disease Control to Criminal Rehabilitation”, Criminal Justice Ethics, 35:3, 2016.

Pugh, “Driven to Extinction? The Ethics of Eradicating Mosquitoes with Gene-Drive Technologies.” Journal of Medical EthicsVolume 42, Issue 9, 2016.

D’Hotman de Villiers, Pugh, Douglas, “Methadone for Prisoners”, The Lancet (correspondence), 387:10015, Jan 2016.

D’Hotman de Villiers, Pugh and Douglas, T, “The case against forced methadone detox in US prisons”, Public Health Ethics, (forthcoming).

Pugh, Kahane, Maslen, and Savulescu, “Lay Attitudes Towards Deception in Medicine: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Evidence”, American Journal of Bioethics – Empirical Bioethics, 7:1, 2016.

Maslen, Pugh, Savulescu, “Authenticity and the Stimulated Self: Neurosurgery for Anorexia Nervosa”, American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, 6:4, 2015.

Savulescu, Pugh, Douglas, Gyngell, “The moral imperative to continue gene editing research on human embryos” Protein Cell. 6(7): 476–479, 2015.

Maslen, Pugh, Savulescu, “The Ethics of Deep Brain Stimulation for Anorexia Nervosa”, Neuroethics,8:3, 2015.

Pugh,“Autonomy, Natality and Freedom: A Liberal Re-examination of Habermas in the Enhancement Debate”, Bioethics, Volume 29, Issue 3, 2015.

Pugh, “Ravines and Sugar Pills – Defending Deceptive Placebo Use”, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 40 (1): 83-101, 2015.

Pugh, “Embryos, The Principle of Proportionality, and the Shaky Ground of Moral Respect”, Bioethics, 28:8, 2014.

Pugh, “Concerns About Eroding the Ethical Barrier to in Vitro Eugenics: Lessons from the hESC Debate”, Journal of Medical Ethics,40:11, 2014.

Pugh,  “Coercive Paternalism and Back-Door Perfectionism”, Journal of Medical Ethics, 40:5, 2014. 

Pugh, “Enhancing Autonomy by Reducing Impulsivity: The Case of ADHD”, Neuroethics, 7:3, 2014.

 Pugh, Kahane, and Savulescu, “Cohen’s Conservatism and Human Enhancement”, The Journal of Ethics 17:4, 2013.


Pugh, “Navigating Individual and Collective Interests in Medical Ethics”, Journal of Medical Ethics, 44:1, 2018

Pugh, “Withholding treatment: What, Whom and Why?”, Journal of Medical Ethics, 43:5, 2017

Book Chapters

Pugh and Douglas, “Neuro-interventions as Criminal Rehabilitation: An Ethical Review”, Eds. Jackson & Jacobs, Routledge Handbook of Criminal Justice Ethics, London:Routledge, 2017

Pugh, Kahane and Savulescu, “Partiality to Humanity” in ‘The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate’, OUP, 2017.

Pugh, “Coercion and the Neurocorrective Offer”, in Treatment for Crime,OUP, Eds. Douglas & Birks, (in press).