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Dr Liezl van Zyl

Liezl van Zyl

Senior Lecturer, Graduate Advisor (Philosophy)

Qualifications: BA(Hons,) MA, DPhil Stellenbosch

Papers Taught

Research Supervised

Donya Keyhani

Ling Wong

Terry Hardwick

Mark Smith

Bruce Small

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

  • van Zyl, L. (2019). Does virtue ethics allow us to make better judgments of the actions of others?. In Virtue Ethics: Retrospect and Prospect (pp. 99-110). doi:10.1007/978-3-030-15860-6_8 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/13374

  • Van Zyl, L. (2019). [Review of Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology, Christian Miller et al. (eds.)]. Journal of Moral Philosophy, 16(4), 524-527.

  • Van Zyl, L. (2019). Does virtue ethics allow us to make better judgments of the actions of others?. In E. Grimi (Ed.), Virtue Ethics: Retrospect and Prospect (pp. 99-110). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-15860-6

  • van Zyl, L. (2018). [Review of The moral foundations of parenthood (Oxford University Press) by Joseph Millum]. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Retrieved from http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/the-moral-foundations-of-parenthood/ Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12317

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Keywords

Ethical theory; applied ethics; political philosophy; aesthetics.


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