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'Direct Action and Liberal Democracy' by April Carter, The Times Higher Education Supplement, August 31, 1973

'Locke', by J.D. Mabbott, T.H.E.S., October  26, 1973

'Rousseau' by J. Hall, T.H.E.S., November 23, 1973

'The Foundations of Political Analysis' by E.J. Meehan, T.H.E.S., December 29, 1972

'Democratic Theory: Essays in Retrieval' by C.B. MacPherson, T.H.E.S., February 2, 1973

'Political Obligation' by R. Flathman, T.H.E.S., March 2, 1973

'The Politics of Extinction' by L. Regenstein, National Review, April 2-8, 1976

'The Existentialists and Jean-Paul Sartre' by Max Charlesworth, Meanjin, vol. 35, no. 2 (June 1976), pp. 205-207

'Refugees, Resources, Reunion' ed. by R. Birrell et al., Migration Action, vol. IV, no. 3 (1980), pp. 60-62

'Liberal Thinking' by C.J. Puplick & R.J. Southey, The Age, June 21, 1980

'The Panda's Thumb' by Stephen Gould, Sydney Morning Herald, May 2, 1981

'The Evolution of Culture in Animals' by John Tyler Banner, Sydney Morning Herald, July 11, 1981

'Secrets' by Sissela Bok, Financial Review, July 1, 1983

'Measure of Respect' (review of Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilisation and Embryology by Chairman Dame Mary Warnock), Times Higher Education Supplement, October 5, 1984, p. 20

'Sense and Sensibility in Animal Research' (review of Man and Mouse by William Paton and Of Mice, Models and Men by Andrew Rowan), New Scientist, October 25, 1984, pp. 35-36

'Predicting the Quality of Their Lives' (review of Selective Treatment of Handicapped Newborns by Robert Weir), New York Times Book Review, September  30, 1984, pp. 14-15

'A Dog's Worse Enemy' (review of Dominance and Affection: The Making of Pets by Y-F. Tuan), The New Republic, June 3, 1985, pp. 4-42

'The Code-Crackers break with Morality' (review of Broken Code: The Exploitation of DNA by Marc Lappe), New Scientist, October  24, 1985, pp. 50-51

'The Will to Live' (review of The Value of Life by John Harris and Death, Brain Death and Ethics by David Lamb), Times Higher Education Supplement, April 18, 1986, p. 21

'Natural defence' (review of Thinking about Nature by Andrew Brennan), Times Higher Education Supplement, December 14, 1988

Review of Vivisection in Historical Perspective by N. Rupke, Quadrant, January-February 1989

'Splicing ethics with genetics' (review of Genethics by Suzuki and Knudtson), The Herald, May 5, 1989

'Green Rights' (review of The Rights of Nature by Roderick Nash), Sydney Morning Herald, November 4, 1990

Review of Humans and Other Animals by Barbara Noske, Animal Liberation Magazine, January-March, 1991, p. 30

Review of Bioethics in a Liberal Society by Max Charlesworth, Australian Bookseller and Publisher, June 1993, p. 58

'After the horrors' (review of Benzo Junkie by Beatrice Faust), The Age, October 30, 1993

'Animal Acts' (review of The Monkey Wars by Deborah Blum), The Age, May 27, 1995

'Dangers of a life without skyhooks' (review of Darwin's Dangerous Idea by Dan Dennett), Sydney Morning Herald, December 23, 1995

'The Poet and the Engineer" (review of The Art of Moral Protest by James Jasper), The Times Higher Education Supplement, August 7, 1998

'Heavy Petting' (review of Dearest Pet by Midas Dekkers ) Nerve.com, March 2001, and Prospect, April 2001, pp. 12-13

'Adventures of the White Coat People' (review of Opening Skinner’s Box by Lauren Slater), The New York Times Book Review, March 28, 2004, p. 6

'Putting Practice into Ethics' (review of Experiments in Ethics by Kwame Anthony Appiah), New York Sun, January 16, 2008, pp. 11, 15

'Right, Wrong and Green' (review of Ethics and the Environment by Dale Jamieson), Times Literary Supplement, September 10, 2008

‘Cold Turkey’ (review of Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer,) The Monthly, (Australia), December 2009/January 2010, pp. 68-70

'One Mountain' (review of On What Matters by Derek Parfit), The Times Literary Supplement, May 20, 2011, pp. 3-4

‘The Troubled Life of Nim Chimpsky’, NYR blog, August 18, 2011 and then The New York Review of Books, October 13, 2011, pp.13-14
'Can Chimps Converse?  An Exchange' NYR Blog and The New York Review of Books,  November 24, 2011, pp. 77

'Kinder and Gentler' (review of The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker), The New York Times Sunday Book Review, October 9, 2011, p. BR1