Browsing by Author "van Zyl, Liezl"

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  • Accidental rightness

    van Zyl, Liezl (Springer Netherlands, 2009)
    In this paper I argue that the disagreement between modern moral philosophers and (some) virtue ethicists about whether motive affects rightness is a result of conceptual disagreement, and that when they develop a theory ...
  • Agent-based virtue ethics and the problem of action guidance

    van Zyl, Liezl (Brill, 2009)
    Agent-based accounts of virtue ethics, such as the one provided by Michael Slote, base the rightness of action in the motive from which it proceeds. A frequent objection to agent-basing is that it does not allow us to draw ...
  • Beyond altruism: A case for compensated surrogate motherhood

    Walker, Ruth; van Zyl, Liezl (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
    Commercial surrogacy is prohibited in many countries, and there are a number of convincing reasons why it should remain so. We accept the reasons, but argue that fairness requires that surrogates be compensated for their ...
  • Beyond altruistic and commercial contract motherhood: The professional model

    van Zyl, Liezl; Walker, Ruth (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
    It has become common to distinguish between altruistic and commercial contract motherhood (or 'surrogacy'). Altruistic arrangements are based on the 'gift relationship': a woman is motivated by altruism to have a baby for ...
  • Book notes: New waves in ethics

    van Zyl, Liezl (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
    This article reviews the book: “New Waves in Ethics “ edited by Thom Brooks.

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