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Dr Liezl van Zyl

Graduate Student Adviser (Philosophy), Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: BA(Hons,) MA, DPhil Stellenbosch

School of Social Sciences

(liezl@waikato.ac.nz)

Expertise

Ethical theory; applied ethics; political philosophy; aesthetics.

Research Interests

My research is mainly in Normative theory (in particular virtue ethics, right action, and moral luck), and Applied ethics (surrogate motherhood, euthanasia and justice in the distribution of health care).

Recent Publications

  • Walker, R., & van Zyl, L. (2015). Surrogate motherhood and abortion for fetal abnormality. Bioethics, -online, 1-7. doi:10.1111/bioe.12157

  • van Zyl, L., & Walker, R. (2015). Altruism and generosity in surrogate motherhood and live organ donation. In 2nd Institute of Medical Ethics (IME) Research Conference: 'Sharpening the Edge of Bioethics in the UK'. Conference held at Newcastle University, United Kingdom.

  • van Zyl, L., & Walker, R. (2015). The future of surrogacy in New Zealand – Beyond the adoption model: Contribution to a Feminist Dialogue on Proposed changes to the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Act (2004). Women's Studies Journal, 29(1), 45-48.

  • van Zyl, L. L., & Walker, R. (2015). Response to George Parker. Women's Studies Journal, 29(1), 44-45.

View all research publications by Liezl van Zyl

Papers Taught

Supervision

Donya Keyhani

Ling Wong

Terry Hardwick

Mark Smith

Bruce Small

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Van Zyl, Dr Liezl 9356 liezl J.3.19A Philosophy Programme

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Tel: +64 7 838 4080
or 0800 800 145 (within NZ)
Fax: +64 7 838 4636
Email: wfass@waikato.ac.nz

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