Links to Hallie Liberto’s Publications

PUBLICATIONS: BOOK (Forthcoming, September 2022, Oxford University Press)

Note: These are uncorrected page proofs (press the link over the cover art). As soon as I have the final page proofs for the book from OUP, I will update this link.

Green Light Ethics: a theory of permissive consent and its moral metaphysics

  • Chapter 1. Theorizing Permissive Consent: Methods and Problems
  • Chapter 2. Isolating the Normative Power
  • Chapter 3. The Question of Dynamics
  • Chapter 4. Invasive Wrongdoing
  • Chapter 4 Addendum: Applications in the Bodily Domain
  • Chapter 5. The Ontological Question
  • Chapter 6. Convention and the Scope of Consent
  • Chapter 7. A Limited-Scope Analysis of Misinformation, Deception, and Permissive Consent
  • Chapter 8. Consent under Volitional Coercion
  • Chapter 9 Coercion and Nearby Moral Phenomena


“Coercion, Consent, and the Mechanistic Question” Ethics, Vol.  131. No. 2 (2021).

“Epistemic Responsibility in Sexual Coercion and Self-Defense Law” in Applied Epistemology, ed. Jennifer Lackey, Oxford University Press; 2021

“Threats, Warnings, and Assertions” in The Oxford Handbook of Assertion, ed. Sandy Goldberg, Oxford University Press (2020)

“Threats, Warnings, and Relationship Ultimatums” in the Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy, ed. Adrienne Martin, Routledge (2019)

“Two Ways to Transfer a Bodily Right” Journal of Moral Philosophy. 15 (1): 46-63. 2018

“Promises and the Backward Reach of Uptake” American Philosophical Quarterly. Vol. 55, Number 1, January 2018.

“Chemical Castration and the Violation of Sexual Rights” in Treatment for Crime, ed. David Birks, Oxford University Press. 2018.

“The Problem with Sexual Promises” Ethics. Ethics, Vol.127 (2). Jan 2017.

“Intention and Sexual Consent” Philosophical Explorations. 20 (2): 127-141. 2017

“Species Membership and the Veil of Ignorance: What principles would the representatives of animals choose?” Utilitas. Vol. 29, Issue 3: 299-320. 2017.

 “Promises, Release-Seeking, and Exploitation: How you should not get off the hook” Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 54. (S1): 143-165. Spindel Supplement (2016).

“Promissory Obligation: Against a Unified Account” in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics Volume VI. Edited by Mark Timmons, Spring 2016.

“Evil, Wrongdoing, and Concept-Distinctness” with Fred Harrington. Philosophical Studies, 173 (6): 1591-1602. (2016)

“Exploitation and the Vulnerability Clause” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Special Issue from the British Society of Ethical Theory Meeting, Vol.17: 4 (2014).

“The Exploitation Solution to the Non-Identity Problem” Philosophical Studies, Selected Papers from the 2013 Bellingham Summer Philosophy Conference, Vol. 167, Issue 1 (2014).

“The Moral Specification of Rights: A Restricted Account” Law and Philosophy, Vol. 33: 2, (2014).

“Noxious Markets vs Noxious Gift Relationships” Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 39: 2 (2013)

“Denying the Suberogatory” Philosophia Vol. 40, Number 2 (2012)

“On the Costly Compromises of Research Relationships” The American Journal of Bioethics, July, Volume 10, Number 7 (2010).

“Normalizing Prostitution vs Normalizing the Alienation of Sexual Rights: A response to Scott A. Anderson” Ethics Vol. 120 (2009)

Miscellaneous Publications

“Introduction to Special Issue on Dominating Speech” in Social Theory and Practice. Volume 42. Number 2. April, 2016. pp. 225-227

“Review of Buchanan, Allen. The Heart of Human Rights. Oxford: Oxford University Press: 2013.” Ethics. July 2015 (Vol. 125, No. 4).

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