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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. (2016). Altruism and generosity in surrogate motherhood. Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations, 15, 121-133. doi:10.1108/S1529-209620160000015007

  • van Zyl, L. (2016). [Review of Virtues and their vices by Kevin Timpe & Craig A Boyd (eds)]. Social Theory and Practice, 42(4), 901-905. doi:10.5840/soctheorpract201642435

  • van Zyl, L. (2016). [Keynote] Wonder and environmental virtue. In New Zealand Association of Philosophers Annual Conference. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • Walker, R., & van Zyl, L. (2016). Licencing parents in surrogate motherhood. In New Zealand Association of Philosophers Annual Conference. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

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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