Carolyn Mason

LecturerCarolyn Mason

Undergraduate Coordinator
Karl Popper 602
Internal Phone: 94330

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

My three main research areas are: (1) reasons for action and rationality, including the implications of theories about reasons and rationality for ethics; (2) research ethics and bioethics, particularly issues associated with artificial reproductive technologies; and (3) philosophy of relationships.

Recent Publications

  • Mason C. (2019) New Zealand's Frozen Embryo Dispute Policy. University of Canterbury: Philosophy Department Seminar, 26 Mar 2019.
  • Mason CE. (2017) The Unnaturalness Objection to De-Extinction: A Critical Evaluation. Animal Studies Journal 6(1) 4: 40-60.
  • Mason CE. and Forrest N. (2017) Frozen Embryo Disputes and Last-Chance Procreation. Dunedin, New Zealand: New Zealand Bioethics Conference, 27-28 Jan 2017.
  • Mason EG. and Mason CE. (2017) Last word. New Zealand Journal of Forestry 62(1): 43-44.
  • Reuvecamp I., Mason CE., Graham F., Fitzpatrick J., Copland P., Stanton M., Venning Charlton J. and Birdsall M. (2017) Proposed Donation Guidelines: for family gamete donation, embryo donation, use of donated eggs with donated sperm and surrogacy: consultation document response. Commissioned by Advisory Committee for Artificial Reproductive Technology. 14.