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Scholarly Works

Lawrence Torcello
Assistant Professor

2013 Submissions

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Torcello, Lawrence. "Animal Welfare and Ethics." Veterinary Practice: Ethics and Animal Care. Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. Ithaca, NY. 16 Jan. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Torcello, Lawrence. "Personhood and Sentience." Obstetrics & Gynecology Residents Seminar. Rochester General Hospital. Rochester, NY. 3 Apr. 2013. Guest Lecture. ∆

Torcello, Lawrence. "Ethics, Science Denialism, and Alternative Medicine." Ethics Grand Rounds Series. Rochester General Hospital. Rochester, NY. 25 Jun. 2013. Lecture. ∆

Torcello, Lawrence. "Climate Change, Science Denialism, and Ethics." 54th Annueal Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Psychonomic Society. Toronto, CA. 15 Nov. 2013. Conference Presentation. ∆ £

Torcello, Lawrence. "Two Models of Disestablishing Marriage: A Response." American Philosophical Association, Eastern Conference. American Philosophical Association. Baltimore, MD. 29 Dec. 2013. Conference Presentation. ∆ £

2012 Submissions

Journal Paper

Torcello, Larry. "The Trouble with Pseudoskepticism." Skeptical Inquierer 36. 3 (2012): 37-41. Print.

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Torcello, Lawrence. "Ethics of Inquiry, Climate Change, and Public Discourse." Hale Ethics Series. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY. 2 Feb. 2012. Lecture. ∆

Torcello, Lawrence. "Ethics of Inquiry, Public Discourse, and The Moral Blameworthiness of Suffering Fools." Global Transformation and Public Ethics Lecture Series. The University of Western Australia, Institute of Advanced Studies. Perth, AUS. 4 Sep. 2012. Lecture. ∆

2011 Submissions

Journal Paper

Torcello, Lawrence. "Sophism and Moral Agnosticism, Or, How to Tell a Relativist from a Pluralist." The Pluralist 6. 2 (2011): 87-108. Print. «

Torcello, Lawrence. "The Ethics of Inquiry, Scientific Belief, and Public Discourse." Public Affairs Quarterly 25. 3 (2011): 197-215. Print. «

Book Chapter

Torcello, Lawrence and Stephen Wear. "The Commercialization of Human Body Parts: A Reappraisal from a Protestant Perspective." The International Trafficking of Human Organs: A Multidisciplinary Approach ed. : CRC Press, 2011. 227-243. Print. £

Torcello, Lawrence. "Animal Rights." Encyclopedia of Global Justice. Ed. Deen Chatterjee. London: Springer, 2011. 40-43. Print. ˜

Torcello, Lawrence. "Liberal Pluralism." Encyclopedia of Global Justice. Ed. Deen Chatterjee. London: Springer, 2011. 647-650. Print. ˜

Torcello, Lawrence. "Separation of Church and State." Encyclopedia of Global Justice. Ed. Deen Chatterjee. London: Springer, 2011. 995-999. Print. ˜

Torcello, Lawrence. "Singer, Peter." Encyclopedia of Global Justice. Ed. Deen Chatterjee. London: Springer, 2011. 1005-1009. Print. ˜

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Torcello, Lawrence. "Death and the Living: A Learning Community in Bioethics." Bioethics Reading Group. Center for Ethics, Humanities, and Palliative Care. University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY. 10 May 2011. Lecture. ∆

Torcello, Lawrence. "A Philosophical Review of Passive and Active Euthanasia." Ethics Grand Rounds Series. Rochester General Hospital. Rochester, NY. 28 Jun. 2011. Lecture. ∆

Torcello, Lawrence. "Ethics, Animal Rights, and Animal Welfare." Vetrinary Practice: Ethics and Animal Care. College of Vetrinary Medicine, Cornell University. Ithaca, NY. 7 Nov. 2011. Guest Lecture. ∆

2010 Submissions

Formal Presentation

Torcello, Lawrence. “Death and the Living: A Learning Community in Gross Anatomy and Bioethics.” 12th International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum, Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum, Union College, Schenectady, NY. 8 Oct. 2010. Presentation.