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Book Chapters and Invited Papers

P. B. Thompson, “Thomas Jefferson’s Land Ethics,” in Thomas Jefferson and Philosophy: Essays on the Philosophical Cast of Jefferson’s Writings, M. A. Holowchak, ed. Lanham, MA: 2014, Lexington Books, pp. 61-77

P. B. Thompson, “Ethics and Equity,” in Socio-Economic Considerations in Biotechnology Regulation, K. Ludlow S.J. Smyth and J. Falck-Zepeda, eds. Dordrecht, NL: 2014, Springer, pp. 97-107.

K.P. Whyte, P. B. Thompson, M. List, L. Busch, J. V. Stone, D. Buskirk, D. Grooms, E. Giordia, S. Gasteyer and H. Bouri. “Uberveillance, Standards and Anticipation: A Case Study of Nanobiosensers in Cattle,” in Uberveilance and the Social Implications of Microchip Implants: Emerging Technologies, M.G. Michael and K. Michael, eds. Hershey, PA: 2014, IGI Global, pp. 260-279

P. B. Thompson, “Gene Technology in the Animal Kingdom,” in The GMO Deception: What You Need to Know about the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families and Our Environment at Risk, S. Krimsky and J. Gruber, Eds. New York: 2014, Skyhorse Press, pp. 329-339

P.B. Thompson, “Artificial Meat,” in Ethics and Emerging Technologies, R.L. Sandler, ed. New York: 2013, Palgrave-Macmillan, pp. 516-530.

P.B. Thompson, “Conceptualizing Fairness in the Context of Competiton: Philosophical Sources,” in The Ethics and Economics of Agrifood Competiton, Harvey s. James, ed Dordrecht, NL:2013, Springer, pp. 23-36.

P.B. Thompson, “Agricultural Ethics,” in The International Encyclopedia of Ethics, Hugh LaFollette, Ed. Oxford, UK:2013, Blackwell Publishing, pp. 171-177.

“The opposite of Human Enhancement: Nanotechnology and The Blind Chicken Problem” in Nanotechnology, the Brain, and the Future. Sean A. Hays, Roberts, S.J., Miller, C. A, Bennett, I., Eds. pp. 247-263. Springer Netherlands, 2013

P. B. Thompson, “Is Sustainability Worth Debating?” in Debating Science: Deliberation, Values and the Common Good, D. Scott and B. Francis, eds. Amherst, NY: 2012, Harmony Books, pp. 133-146.

P. B. Thompson, “Nature Politics and the Philosophy of Agriculture,” in The Philosophy of Food D. Kaplan, ed., Berkeley, CA: 2012, University of California Press, pp. 214-232.

B. E. Rollin and P. B. Thompson, “Perspectives on Emergence of Contemporary Animal Agriculture in the Mid-twentieth Century: The Decline of Husbandry and the Rise of the Industrial Model,” in Animal Welfare in Animal Agriculture: Husbandry Stewardship, and Sustainability in Animal Production, W.G. Pond, F. W. Bazer and B. E. Rollin, eds. Boca Raton, FL: 2012, CRC Press, pp. 3-12.

P. B. Thompson, “Perspective: The Ethics of Risk Communication for Nanotechnology,” in Nanotechnology and the Public: Risk Perception and Risk Communication, S. Priest. Boca Raton, FL: 2012, CRC Press, pp. 171-183.

P. B. Thompson, “The Farmers: The Agrarian Critique of Industrial Agriculture,” in Designer Animals: Mapping the Issues in Animal Biotechnology, C. G. Brunk and S. Hartley, eds. Toronto, ON: 2012, University of Toronto Press, pp. 98-124.

P. B. Thompson, “Understanding and Coping with Social Risk in Emerging Technology Risk Assessment,” in Biotechnology and Nanotechnology Risk Assessment: Minding and Managing the Potential Threats Around Us, S. Ripp and T. B. Henry, eds. New York: 2011, Oxford University Press, pp. 1-16.

P. B. Thompson, “The Ethics of Soil: Stewardship, Motivation and Moral Framing,” in T. J. Sauer, J. M. Norman, and M. V. K. Sivakumar, eds. Sustaining Soil Productivity in Response to Global Climate Change: Science, Policy, and Ethics 2011, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, pp. 31-42.

P.B. Thompson and W. Hannah, “Novel and Normal Risk: Where Does Nanotechnology Fit In?” in Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters? What Really Works? D. Schmitz and E. Willett, eds. New York: 2012, Oxford University Press, 609-622.

R. Bennett and P. Thompson, “Economics,” in Animal Welfare 2nd Ed. M.C. Appleby, J. A. Mench, I A. S. Olsson and B. O. Hughes, eds. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK: 2011, CAB International, pp. 279-290.

P. B. Thompson, “Agrifood Nanotechnology: Is This Anything?” in Understanding Nanotechnology: Philosophy, Policy and Publics, U. Fiedeler, C. Coenen, S. R.  Davies and A. Ferrari, eds. Heidelberg, Germany: 2010, Akademische Verlagsgesellshchaft AKA GmbH, pp. 157-170.

P. B. Thompson, “Sustainability: What It Is and What It Is Not,” in Pragmatic Sustainability: Theoretical and Practical Tools, S. E. Moore, ed. London: 2010, Routledge, pp. 16-29.

P.B. Thompson, “Everything Must Go,” in Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael P. Nelson, Eds. Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, San Antonio, TX: 2010, Trinity University Press, pp.

P. B. Thompson, “Land,” in Life Science Ethics G. Comstock, Ed. Ames, IA: 2002, Iowa State Press, pp. 169-190; revised and republished in Life Science Ethics 2nd Ed. G. Comstock Ed., 2010, Dordrecht, NL: Springer, pp. 123-144.

P. B. Thompson, “Convergence in an Agrarian Key,” in Nature in Common? Environmental Ethics and the Contested Foundations of Environmental Policy. Ben Minteer, Ed. Philadelphia, PA: 2009, TempleUniversity Press, pp. 167-184.

P. B. Thompson, “Of Biotechnology and Blind Chickens,” in Emerging Technologies: From Hindsight to Foresight, Edna Einseidel, Ed. Vancouver:200University of British Columbia Press, pp. 69-80.

P. B. Thompson, “Animal Welfare in Livestock Production: Implications for Producers, Consumers and Public Health,” in Food Security in a Global Economy: Veterinary Medicine and Public Health, Gary Smith and Alan M. Kelly, Eds. Philadelphia: 2009, University of Pennsylvania Press, pp. 51-60.

P. B. Thompson, “Alienability, Rivalry and Exclusion Cost: Three Institutional Factors for Design,” in Philosophy and Design: From Engineering to Architecture, Pieter E. Vermaas, Peter Kroes, Andrew Light and Steven A. Moore, Eds. Dordrecht, NL: Springer, 2008, pp. 131-140.

P. B. Thompson, “The Presumptive Case for Nanotechnology,” in Nanotechnology & Society: Current and Emerging Issues, Fritz Allhoff and Patrick Lin, Eds. Dordrecht, NL: Springer, 2008, pp. 39-54.

P. B. Thompson, “Nano and Bio: How Are They Alike, How Are They Different? in What Can Nanotechnology Learn from Biotechnology: Social and Ethical Lessons from the Controversy over Agrifood Biotechnology and GMOs, Kenneth David and Paul B. Thompson, Eds. Burlington, MA: Academic Press, 2008, pp. 125-155.

P. B. Thompson, “Shall We Dine? Confronting the Strange and Horrifying Story of GMOs in Our Food,” in Food and Philosophy: Eat, Think and Be Merry, Fritz Allhoff and Dave Mason, Eds. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2007, pp. 208-220.

P. B. Thompson, “Ethics, Hunger and the Case for Genetically Modified (GM) Crops,” in Ethics, Hunger and Globalization: In Search of Appropriate Policies, Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Peter Sandøe, Eds. Dordrecht, NL: 2007, Springer, pp. 215-235.

P. B. Thompson, “Ethics on the Frontiers of Livestock Science,” in Redesigning Animal Agriculture: The Challenge of the 21st Century, D. L. Swain, E. Charmley, J. W. Steel and S. G. Coffey, Eds. Wallingrford, UK/Cambridge, MA: 2007, CABI, pp. 30-45.

P. B. Thompson, “Commodification and Secondary Rationalization,” in Democratizing Technology: Andrew Feenberg’s Critical Theory of Technology, Tyler J. Veak, Ed. Albany: 2006, State University of New York Press, pp. 112-135.

P. B. Thompson, “Ihde and Technological Ethics,” in Postphenomenology: A Critical Companion to Ihde, Evan Selinger, Ed. Albany: 2006, State University of New York Press, pp. 109-116.

P. B. Thompson, “Animal Agriculture and the Welfare of Animals,” Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 226(2005): 1325-1327.

P. B. Thompson, “Agricultural Ethics,” in Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics, Vol. 1, Carl Mitcham, Ed. Detroit: 2005, Thomson-Gale, pp.41-47.

P. B. Thompson, “Getting Pragmatic about Farm Animal Welfare,” in Animal Pragmatism: Rethinking Human-Nonhuman Relationships. E. McKenna and A. Light, Eds. Bloomington, IN: 2004, Indiana University Press, pp. 140-159.

P. B. Thompson, “Research Ethics for Animal Biotechnology,” in Ethics for Life Scientists. M. Korthals and R. J. Bogers, Eds. Dordrecht: 2004, Springer. pp. 105-120.

P. B. Thompson, “The Ethics of Molecular Silviculture,” in The Bioengineered Forest: Challenges for Science and Society. S. H. Strauss and H. D. Bradshaw, Eds. Washington, D.C.: 2004, Resources for the Future, pp. 101-111.

P. B. Thompson, “The Legacy of Positivism and the Role of Ethics in the Agricultural Sciences,” in Perspectives in World Food and Agriculture 2004. C. G. Scanes and J. A. Miranowski, Eds. Ames, IA: 2004, Iowa State University Press, pp. 335-351.

R. Anthony and P. B. Thompson, “Biosafety, Ethics and Regulation of Transgenic Animals,” in The GMO Handbook: Genetically Modified Animals, Microbes and Plants in Biotechnology. S.R. Barekh, Ed. Totoway, NJ: 2004, Humana Press, pp. 183-206.

P. B. Thompson, “Sustainable Agriculture: Philosophical Framework,” in Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science. R. M. Goodman, Ed. New York: 2004, Marcel Dekker, pp. 1198-2000. Online at

P. B. Thompson, “Unnatural Farming and the Debate over Genetic Manipulation,” in Genetic Prospects: Essays on Biotechnology, Ethics and Public Policy. V. V. Gehring, Ed. Lanham, MD: 2003, Rowman and Littlefied, pp. 27-40.

P. B. Thompson, “The Environmental Ethics Case for Crop Biotechnology: Putting Science Back into Environmental Practice,” in Moral and Political Reasoning in Environmental Practice. A. Light and A. de-Shalit, Eds. Cambridge, MA: 2003, The MIT Press, pp. 187-217.

P. B. Thompson, “Expanding the Conservation Tradition: The Agrarian Vision,” in Reconstructing Conservation: Finding Common Ground. B. A. Minteer and R. E. Manning, Eds. Washington, DC: 2003, Island Press, pp. 77-92.

P. B. Thompson, “Cultural Integrity, Globalization, and Technical Change: Further Thoughts on GMO’s in the Food Supply,” in Technology and Cultural Value on the Edge of the Third Millennium P.D. Herscock, M. Stepaniants and R. Ames, Eds. Honolulu: 2003, University of Hawaii Press, pp. 222-235.

P. B. Thompson, “Putting Pragmatism to Work?” Teché: Journal of the Society for the Philosophy of Technology. 7(1, Spring 2003):

P. B. Thompson, “Pragmatism, Discourse Ethics and Occasional Philosophy,” in Pragmatist Ethics for a Technological Culture. J. Keulartz, M. Korthals, M. Schermer and T. Swierstra, Eds. Dordrecht, NL: 2002, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 199-216.

P. B. Thompson, “Why Food Biotechnology Needs an Opt Out,” in Engineering the Farm: Ethical and Social Aspects of Agricultural Biotechnology. B. Bailey and M. Lappé, Eds. Washington, DC: 2002, Island Press, pp. 27-44.

P. B. Thompson, “Land,” in Life Science Ethics G. Comstock, Ed. Ames, IA: 2002, Iowa State Press, pp. 169-190.

G. Gaskell, P. B. Thompson and N. Allum. “Worlds Apart? Public Opinion in Europe and the USA,” in Biotechnology: The Making of a Global Controversy, M. W. Bauer and G. Gaskell, Eds. Cambrdge, UK: 2002, Cambridge University Press, pp. 351-375.

P. B. Thompson, “You Are NOT What You Eat,” BREIF: Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis Report 2002, pp. 61-88.

P. B. Thompson, “Bioethics Issues in a Biobased Economy,” in Genetically Modified Foods: Debating Biotechnology, Michael Ruse and David Castle, Eds. Amherst, NY: 2002, Prometheus Books, pp. 68-76; reprinted from The Biobased Economy of the 21st Century: Agriculture Expanding into Health, Energy, Chemicals and Materials, Allan Eaglesham, William F. Brown and Ralph W. F. Hardy, Eds. NABC Report 12. Ithaca, NY: 2000, National Agricultural Biotechnology Council, pp. 113-125.

P. B. Thompson, “Ethical Issues in Food Biotechnology,” in Ethical Issues in Biotechnology, R. Sherlock and J. D. Morrey, Eds. Lanham, MA: 2002, Rowman & Littlefield, pp 231-246; excerpted from Food Biotechnology in Perspective, 1997.

T. A. Ten Eyck, P. B. Thompson and S. H. Priest. “Biotechnology in the United States: Mad or Moral Science?” in Biotechnology 1996-2000: The Years of Controversy. G. Gaskell and M. W. Bauer, Eds. London: 2001, The Science Museum, pp. 307-318.

P. B. Thompson, “Social Acceptance of Nanotechnology,” in Societal Implications of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mihail Rocco and William Sims Bainbridge, Eds. Norwell, MA: 2001, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 251-256; also published Arlington, VA: 2001, National Science Foundation, pp. 198-202.

Vietor, D., H. H. John and P. B. Thompson, “Higher Education in Agriculture: The Setting and the Need for Change,” in Revolutionizing Higher Education in Agriculture: Framework, Principles and Agenda for Action, H. O. Kunkel and C. L. Skaggs, Eds., Ames, IA: 2001, Iowa State University Press, pp. 7-20; revised version of D. M. Vietor, H.H. John, P.B. Thompson and H.O. Kunkel, “Higher Education in Agriculture: The Setting and the Need for Change,” in Revolutionizing Higher Education in Agriculture, H.O. Kunkel, Ian L. Maw and C.L. Skaggs, eds. (Ames, IA: 1996, Robson & Associates Publishers), pp 6-16.

P. B. Thompson and H. O. Kunkel, “Thinking through Higher Education in Agriculture: Content, Values and Purpose,” in Revolutionizing Higher Education in Agriculture: Framework, Principles and Agenda for Action, H. O. Kunkel and C. L. Skaggs, Eds., Ames, IA: 2001, Iowa State University Press, pp. 21-38; revised version of H.O. Kunkel and P. B. Thompson, “Thinking Through Higher Education in Agriculture: Content, Values, and Purpose,” in Revolutionizing Higher Education in Agriculture, H.O. Kunkel, Ian L. Maw and C.L. Skaggs, eds. (Ames, IA: 1996, Robson & Associates Publishers), pp 17-40.

P. B. Thompson, “Globalization, Losers and Property Rights,” Minnesota Journal of Global Trade 9:602-609 (2000).

P. B. Thompson, “Farming as Focal Practice,” in Technology and the Good Life? E. Higgs, A. Light and D. Strong, Eds. Chicago, IL: 1999, University of Chicago Press, pp. 166-181.

P. B. Thompson, “Land and water,” in A Companion to Environmental Philosophy, D. Jamieson, Ed. Oxford and Malden, MA: 2000, Basil Blackwell, pp. 460-472.

T. C. Hilde and P. B. Thompson. “Agrarianism and Pragmatism,” in The Agrarian Roots of Pragmatism, P. B. Thompson and T. C. Hilde, Eds. Nashville, TN: 2000, Vanderbilt University Press, pp. 1-21.

P. B. Thompson, “Agrarianism as Philosophy, in The Agrarian Roots of Pragmatism, P. B. Thompson and T. C. Hilde, Eds. Nashville, TN: 2000, Vanderbilt University Press, pp. 25-50.

P. B. Thompson, “Thomas Jefferson and Agrarian Philosophy,” in The Agrarian Roots of Pragmatism, P. B. Thompson and T. C. Hilde, Eds. Nashville, TN: 2000, Vanderbilt University Press, pp. 118-139.

P. B. Thompson, “Agricultural Biotechnology, Ethics, Food Safety, Risk, and Individual Consent,” in Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology, T. J. Murray and M. J. Mehlman, eds. New York: 2000, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. pp. 17-26.

P. B. Thompson, “Approaches to Risk and Risk Assessment,” in Incorporating Science, Economics, and Sociology in Developing Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards in International Trade, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, National Research Council. Washington, D.C.: 2000, National Academy Press, pp. 238-245.

P. B. Thompson, “Discourse Ethics for Agricultural Biotechnology: Its Limits and Its Inevitability—A Response to Jamieson,” Science and Engineering Ethics 6 (2): 275-278 (2000).

P. B. Thompson and S. A. Strauss, “Research Ethics for Molecular Silviculture,” in Molecular Biology of Woody Plants, Vol. 2. S. M. Jain and S. C. Minocha eds. Dordrecht: 2000, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 485-511.

P. B. Thompson, “Thinking about Thinking About Technology,” Techné: Technology in Culture and Concept 5(1): 44-53 (Fall 2000).

A. A. Schmid and P.B. Thompson, “Against Mechanism: Methodology for an Evolutionary Economics,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 81:1160-1165 (1999).

P. B. Thompson, “Commentary on ‘Rhetoric, Technical Writing and Ethics’ (Michael Davis),” Science and Engineering Ethics 5(1999): 484-486.

P. B. Thompson, “Environmentalism, Feminism and Agrarianism: Three Isms In Search of Sustainable Agriculture,” Agriculture and Human Values 12(1998): 170-176.

P. B. Thompson, “Technological Controversies,” Research in Philosophy and Technology 17(1998):303-306.

P. B. Thompson, “Biotechnology policy: four ethical problems and three political solutions,” in Animal Biotechnology and Ethics, A. Holland and A. Johnson, eds. (London: 1998, Chapman and Hall), pp. 243-264.

P. B. Thompson, “Report of the NABC Ad-Hoc Committee on Ethics,” Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 10(1998): 105-125.

P. B. Thompson, “Agrarian Values: Their Future Place in U.S. Agriculture,” in Visions of American Agriculture, W. Lockeretz, ed. (Ames, IA: 1997, Iowa State University Press), pp. 17-30.

P. B. Thompson, “The Varieties of Sustainability in Livestock Farming,” in Livestock Farming Systems: More than Food Production, J. T. Sørensen, Ed. (Wageningen, The Netherlands: 1997, Wageningen Pers) pp. 5-15.

P. B. Thompson, “Sustaining Animal Agriculture and Environmental Quality in the South: What Happened and Why? —Discussion.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 29 (July 1997): 73-75.

P. B. Thompson, “Pragmatism and Policy: The Case of Water,” in Environmental Pragmatism, A. Light and E. Katz, eds. (London and New York: 1996, Routledge Publishing Co.) pp. 187-208.

P. B. Thompson, “Markets, Moral Economy and the Ethics of Sustainable Agriculture,” Rural Reconstruction in a Market Economy: Mansholt Studies 5, W. Heijman, H. Hetsen and J. Frouws, eds., Mansholt Institute, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1996, 39-54.

P. B. Thompson, “Technological Values in the Applied Science Laboratory,” in New Directions in the Philosophy of Technology, J. Pitt, ed. (Dorchrecht: 1995, Kluwer Academic Publishers) pp. 139-151; earlier version published in The Technology of Discovery and The Discovery of Technology Joseph C. Pitt and Elena Lugo, eds. (Blacksburg, VA: 1991, The Society for Philosophy and Technology) pp. 319-328.

P. B. Thompson, “Reply to Heyboer,” in New Directions in the Philosophy of Technology, J. Pitt, ed. (Dorchrecht: 1995, Kluwer Academic Publishers) pp. 159-162.

P. B. Thompson, “Risk and Responsibilities in Modern Agriculture,” in Issues in Agricultural Bioethics, T. B. Mepham, G. A. Tucker, and J. Wiseman, eds. (Nottingham: 1995, Nottingham University Press) pp. 31-45.

P. B. Thompson, “Balance, Diversity and Ethics in Public Policy Education.” in Increasing Understanding of Public Problems and Policies-1994, S. A. Halbrook and T. E. Grace, eds. (Oak Brook, IL: 1995, Farm Foundation) pp. 5- 17.

P. B. Thompson, “Ethics,” in The Encyclopedia of Agricultural Science, Volume 2 Charles A. Arntzen, ed. (New York: 1994, Academic Press) pp. 107-116.

P. B. Thompson, “Ethical Issues and BST,” in Bovine Somatotropin and Emerging Issues: An Assessment, M.C. Hallberg, ed. (Boulder, CO: 1992, Westview Press) pp. 33-50.

P.B. Thompson, “Aid and Trade: Conflicts of Interest, Conflicts of Value,” in Ethics and Agriculture, C. Blatz, ed. (Moscow, ID: 1991, Idaho University Press) pp. 340-350.

P.B. Thompson, “The Bumpers Amendment: Aid and Trade Issues for U.S. Agriculture,” in The Social Science Agricultural Agenda Project, (East Lansing, MI: 1991, Michigan State University Press) pp. II-106-113.

P.B. Thompson, “Philosophy in the Social Science Agricultural Agenda,” in The Social Science Agricultural Agenda Project, (East Lansing, MI: 1991, Michigan State University Press) pp. IV-93-99.

P.B. Thompson, “Comment on ‘Biotechnology and Economic Development: The Role of the States,’ by John Portz and Peter Eisinger,” Politics and the Life Sciences 10(1):78-80, (1991).

G.L. Johnson and P.B. Thompson, “Ethics and Values Associated with Agricultural Biotechnology,” in Agricultural Biotechnology: Issues and Choices, B.R. Baumgardt and M.A. Martin, Eds. (W. Lafayette, IN: Purdue Research Foundation) pp. 121-137.

P.B. Thompson, “Risk: Ethical Issues and Values,” in Agricultural Biotechnology, Food Safety and Nutritional Quality for the Consumer, J. F. MacDonald, ed. National Agricultural Biotechnology Council (NABC) Report 2, (Ithaca, NY: 1991, NABC) pp. 204-217.

P.B. Thompson, G.L. Ellis & B.A. Stout, “Values in the Agricultural Laboratory,” in Beyond the Large Farm, P.B. Thompson and B.A. Stout eds., (Boulder, CO: 1991, Westview Press) pp. 3-31.

P.B. Thompson, G. Varner & D. Tolman, “Environmental Ethics and Agricultural Research Policy,” in Beyond the Large Farm, P.B. Thompson and B.A. Stout eds., (Boulder, CO: 1991, Westview Press) pp. 217-236.

B.A. Stout and P.B. Thompson, “Beyond the Large Farm” in Beyond the Large Farm, P.B. Thompson and B.A. Stout, eds., (Boulder, CO: 1991, Westview Press) pp. 265-279.

P. B. Thompson, “Biotechnology, Risk and Political Values: Philosophical Rhetoric and the Structure of Political Debate,” in Biotechnology: Assessing Social Impacts and Policy Implications, D. J. Webber, ed. (New York: 1990, Greenwood Press), pp. 3-16.

P.B. Thompson, “Agricultural Ethics and Economics,” Journal of Agricultural Economics Research, 42(1):3-7, (1990).

P.B. Thompson, “Nuclear Weapons and Everyday Life,” in Technology as a Human Affair, L. Hickman, ed. (New York: 1990, McGraw-Hill), pp. 223-236.

P.B. Thompson, “The Philosophical Rationale for U.S. Agricultural Policy,” in U.S. Agriculture in a Global Setting: An Agenda for the Future, M. A. Tutwiler, ed. (Washington DC: 1988, Resources For the Future) pp. 34-44.

P. Madden and P.B. Thompson, “Ethical Perspectives on Changing Agricultural Technology in the United States,” Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy, 3(1): 85-116 (1987).

P.B. Thompson, “Why Do We Need a Theory of Corporate Responsibility,” in Shame, Responsibility and the Corporation, H. Curtler, ed. (New York: 1986, Haven Publishing) pp. 113-135.

P.B. Thompson, “Technological Mediation and Nuclear Weapons,” Philosophy, Technology and Human Affairs, L. Hickman, ed. (College Station, TX: 1985, Ibis Press) pp. 117-127.

P.B. Thompson and W.J. Parkinson, “Situation Specific Indicators for Distinguishing Between High-Consequence/ Low-Probability Risk and Low-Consequence/High-Probability Risk,” in Low-Probability/High-Consequence Risk Analysis, R. Waller and V. Covello, eds. (New York: 1984, Plenum Press) pp. 551-567.

P.B. Thompson, “What Philosophers Can Learn From Agriculture,” Agriculture and Human Values, 1(2): 17-19 (1983).

P.B. Thompson, “Ethics and Probabilistic Risk Assessment,” in Beyond Whistleblowing: Defining Engineering Responsibilities, V. Weil, ed. (Chicago: 1983, Illinois Institute of Technology and the National Science Foundation) pp. 114-126.