Selected Publications
Kristin Shrader-Frechette

For a full list of Dr. Shrader-Frechette's publications, please refer to her curriculum vitae.

For Dr. Shrader-Frechette's selected op-ed pieces from newspapers, click here.

2012 "Taking Action on Developmental Toxicity," Environmental Health 11:61.
2012 "Nuclear Catastrophe, Disaster-Related Environmental Injustice, and Fukushima," Environmental Justice 5: 133-139.
2012 "Randomization and Rules for Causal Inferences in Biology," Biological Theory 6:154-161.
2011 "Symmetrical Transparency in Science," Science, 332:663-664 (with N. Oreskes).
2011 "Myths about Nuclear Reliability, Radiation, and Markets," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September 2011.
2011 "Fukushima, Flawed Epistemology, and Black-Swan Events," Ethics, Policy, and Environment, 14: 267-271.
2011 "Cheaper, Safer Alternatives Than Nuclear Fission," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, August 2011.
2011 "Climate Change, Nuclear Economics, and Conflicts of Interest," Science and Engineering Ethics, 17:75-107.
2010 "Nuclear Waste, Knowledge Waste," Science 329, no. 5993 (13 August): 762-63; with Gene Rosa et al.
2010 "Conceptual Analysis and Special-Interest Science: Toxicology and the Case of Edward Calabrese," Synthese 177, no: 3: 449-469.
2009 "Greenhouse Emissions and Nuclear Energy," Modern Energy Review 1, no. 1 (August 2009): 54-57.
2009 "Data Trimming, Nuclear Emissions, and Climate Change," Science and Engineering Ethics 15 (2009):19-23.
2009 "Environmental Injustice in Nuclear-Plant Siting," coauthored with Mary Alldred, Environmental Justice 2, no. 2, doi:10.1089/env.2008.0544 (June 2009): 85-96.
2008 "Ideological Toxicology: Invalid Logic, Science, and Ethics about Low-Dose Exposures," Biological Effects of Low-Level Exposures 14, no.4 (January 2008): 3-47; also in Human Experimental Toxicology 27 (2008): 647-657.
2008 "Evidentiary Standards and Animal Data," Environmental Justice, 1, no. 3 (2008): 139-144.
2007 "Relative Risk and Methodological Rules for Causal Inferences," Biological Theory 2, no. 4 (2007): 332-336.
2007 "Human Rights and Duties to Alleviate Environmental Injustice," Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 6.
2007 "Trimming Exposure Data, Putting Radiation Workers at Risk," American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 97.
2005 "Mortgaging the Future: Dumping Ethics with Nuclear Waste," Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 11.
2005 "Radiobiology and Gray Science,"  Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 11.
2005 "Property Rights and Genetic Engineering," Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 11.
2004  "Comparativist Rationality and Epidemiological Epistemology: Theory Choice in Cases of Nuclear-Weapons Risk," Topoi, Vol. 2.
2004 "Measurement Problems and Florida Panther Models," Southeastern Naturalist , Vol. 3.

2002

"Ethical, logical and scientific problems with the new ICRP proposals," Journal of Radiological Protection, Vol. 22.

2001

"Using a Thought Experiment to Clarify a Radiobiological Controversy," Synthese: International Journal in Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Vol. 128.

2001

"Radiobiological Hormesis, Methodological Value Judgments, and Metascience," Perspectives on Science, Vol. 8.

2001

"Non-Indigenous Species and Ecological Explanation," Biology and Philosophy, Vol. 16.

2001

"Workplace Pollution: Nuclear Safety, Ethics, and the Exploitation-Avoidance Argument," Risk, Vol. 12.

2001

"Natural Rights and Human Vulnerability," Public Affairs Quarterly, Vol. 16.

2001

"MacIntyre on Human Rights," Modern Schoolman, Vol. 79.

2000

"Evaluation of the Ethical Principles of Radiation Protection Standards for Workers," Health Physics, Vol. 80.

1996

"Environmental Racism and Biased Methods of Risk Assessment," Risk, Vol. 7.

1996

"Nuclear Waste: The Academy and Million-Year Estimates," Quarterly Review of Biology, Vol. 71.

1996

"Calculated Risks," Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Vol. 11.

1996

"Science versus Educated Guessing," BioScience, Vol. 46.

1995

"Evaluating the Expertise of Experts," Risk, Vol. 6.

1995

"Practical Ecology and Foundations for Environmental Ethics," Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 92.

1994

"Verification, Validation, and Confirmation of Numerical Models," Science, Vol. 263.

1994

"Applied Ecology and the Logic of Case Studies," Philosophy of Science, Vol 61.

1994

"High-Level Waste, Low-Level Logic," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Vol. 50.

1994

"Science, Environmental Risk Assessment, and the Frame Problem," BioScience, Vol. 44.

1993

"Locke and Limits on Land Ownership," Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol. 54.

1988

"Parfit, Risk Assessment, and Imperceptible Effects," Public Affairs Quarterly, Vol. 2.

1987

"Parfit and Mistakes in Moral Mathematics," Ethics, Vol. 98.


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