Gary Comstock

Also known as: Gary L. Comstock; Gary Lynn Comstock

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3134-655X

Ethics, Applied Ethics, Animal Ethics, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Mind

Works (90)

2020 chapter

Bovine Prospection, the Mesocorticolimbic Pathways, and Neuroethics: Is a Cow's Future Like Ours?

In L. S. M. Johnson & A. Fenton (Eds.), Neuroethics and Nonhuman Animals. New York, N.Y: Springer.

By: G. Comstock

Ed(s): L. Johnson & A. Fenton

Source: ORCID
Added: August 24, 2021

2018 book

Concerning Cattle

In A. Barnhill, M. Budolfson, & T. Doggett (Eds.), Oxford Handbooks Online.

By: G. Comstock

Ed(s): A. Barnhill, M. Budolfson & T. Doggett

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2018 journal article

Getting It Together: Psychological Unity and Deflationary Accounts of Animal Metacognition

Acta Analytica, 1(4), 431–451.

By: G. Comstock & W. Bauer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 3, 2018

2017 book

Far-Persons

In Ethical and Political Approaches to Nonhuman Animal Issues (pp. 39–71).

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2015 journal article

Do machines have prima facie duties?

Machine Medical Ethics, 74, 79–92.

By: J. Lucas & G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 book

Do machines have prima facie duties?

In Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering (Vol. 74, pp. 79–92).

By: J. Lucas & G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2015 article

Harming Some to Enhance Others

Inquiring into Animal Enhancement, pp. 49–78.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2014 journal article

The Role of Philosophers in RCR Training

Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, 15(2), 139–142.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2013 review

Personhood, ethics, and animal cognition: Situating animals in Hare's two-level utilitarianism

[Review of ]. Environmental Values, 22(3), 417–420.

By: G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 book

Research ethics: A philosophical guide to the responsible conduct of research

In Research Ethics: A Philosophical Guide to the Responsible Conduct of Research (pp. 1–292).

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2012 book

Ethics and genetically modified foods

In The Philosophy of Food (pp. 122–139).

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2010 article

Ethics and Genetically Modified Foods

Food Ethics, pp. 49–66.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2010 article

Genetically Modified Foods

Life Science Ethics, pp. 221–238.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2010 book

Life Science Ethics

Ed(s): G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2010 article

Religion

Life Science Ethics, pp. 15–29.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2008 journal article

Intuitive level system rules: Commentary on "utilitarianism and the evolution of ecological ethics"

Science and Engineering Ethics, 14(4), 575–579.

By: G. Comstock

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Research ethics education: beyond RCR training

FCTL Newsletter, 2, 1–4.

By: G. Comstock, B. Alston-Mills & C. Grant

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Why shouldn't turkeys get what they want?

News and Observer [Raleigh, N.C.], Q.

By: G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 article

Morality's progress: Essays on humans, other animals, and the rest of nature.

Philosophical Review, Vol. 114, pp. 416–419.

By: G. Comstock

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 chapter

The production of genetically engineered food is ethical

In Genetic engineering: opposing viewpoints (pp. 110–120). San Diego: Greenhaven.

By: G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 book

Religious autobiographies (2nd ed.)

Wadsworth.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 chapter

What are the ethical issues surrounding genetic modification of nature?

In D. S. W. K. Purves, G. H. Orians, & C. Heller (Eds.), Life: the science of biology (7th ed.) (p. 389). Gordonsville, VA: W. H. Freeman.

By: G. Comstock

Ed(s): D. W. K. Purves, . G. H. Orians & C. Heller

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 chapter

Golden rice

In Life science ethics (pp. 307–368). Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press.

By: K. Hessler, R. Whetten, C. Loopstra, K. Penner, S. Shriver, R. Zeigler, J. Fletcher, M. Torrie, G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 personal communication

More citation vigilance

By: V. Askren, R. Carthy, C. Chase, G. Comstock, E. Franz & T. Oriola

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

More citation vigilance

Scientist, 16(17).

By: V. Askren, R. Carthy, C. Chase, G. Comstock, E. Franz & T. Oriola

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2002 journal article

Response to Lynch

Between the Species: An Online Journal for the Study of Philosophy and Animals, 13(2).

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2002 journal article

Theodicy and animals: response to Joseph Lynch

Between the Species: A Journal of Ethics, 2.

By: G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 report

A brief for the royal commission on genetic modification of New Zealand

By: G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 chapter

Agricultural ethics

In E. Craig (Ed.), Routledge encyclopedia of philosophy v.1 (Vol. 1).

By: G. Comstock

Ed(s): E. Craig

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 chapter

An alternative ethic for animals

In J. Hodges & I. K. Han (Eds.), Livestock, ethics and quality of life. CAB International.

By: G. Comstock

Ed(s): . J. Hodges & I. Han

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 article

Conclusion

Vexing Nature?, pp. 285–288.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2000 article

Introduction

Vexing Nature?, pp. 1–11.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2000 journal article

Make plans on the hoof

Times Higher Education Supplement, 19.

By: G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 report

Minutes from the technology transfer meeting

World Food Prize Symposium.

By: C. Prakash, C. Ives & G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 article

Problems for the Case Against Ag Biotech, Part I: Intrinsic Objections

Vexing Nature?, pp. 175–224.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2000 article

Problems for the Case Against Ag Biotech, Part II: Extrinsic Objections

Vexing Nature?, pp. 225–283.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2000 book

Vexing Nature?

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

2000 book

Vexing nature? On the ethical case against agricultural biotechnology

Kluwer Academic Publishers.

By: G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 journal article

The Iowa State University Model Bioethics Institutes

Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 19, 323–328.

By: G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 article

The Iowa State University model bioethics institutes

Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, Vol. 19, pp. 323–328.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1998 journal article

Is it unnatural to genetically engineer plants?

Weed Science, 46(6), 647–651.

By: G. Comstock

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1998 journal article

Research with transgenic animals: Obligations and issues

Journal of Biolaw and Business, 2(1), 51–55.

By: G. Comstock

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1997 chapter

Theism and environmental ethics

In P. L. Quinn & C. Taliaferro (Eds.), A companion to philosophy of religion (pp. 508–513). Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers.

By: G. Comstock

Ed(s): . P. L. Quinn & C. Taliaferro

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1996 conference paper

Toward an evangelical environmental ethic

In S. M. Postiglione & R. Brungs (Eds.), Christianity and the environmental ethos (pp. 69–85). St. Louis: ITEST Faith/Science Press.

By: G. Comstock

Ed(s): . S. M. Postiglione & R. Brungs

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1995 journal article

An extensionist environmental ethic

Biodiversity and Conservation, 4(8), 827–837.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1995 journal article

Do agriculturalists need a new, an ecocentric, ethic? 1994 Presidential address to the agriculture, food, and human values society

Agriculture and Human Values, 12(1), 2–16.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1995 journal article

Ethics and agricultural biotechnology: more opposing viewpoints

Journal of Agricultural &Amp; Environmental Ethics, 8(2), 95–197.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1995 journal article

Introduction

Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 8(2), 95–97.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1994 journal article

Ethics and scientific research.

SRA Journal, 26(2), 33–37.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1994 journal article

Introduction

Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 7(1), 1–6.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1994 article

Some Virtues and Vices of Agricultural Technology

Agricultural Ethics: Issues for the 21st Century.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1994 journal article

Spine Update What is Medical Ethics?

Spine, 19(11), 1297–1300.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1994 journal article

Spine updatewhat is medical ethics

Spine, 19(11), 1297–1300.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1993 journal article

The truth of religious narratives

International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, 34(3), 131–150.

By: G. Comstock

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1992 journal article

Ethical and environmental considerations in the release of herbicide resistant crops

Agriculture and Human Values, 9(3), 31–43.

By: J. Dekker & G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1992 journal article

Should We Genetically Engineer Hogs?

Between the Species: An Online Journal for the Study of Philosophy and Animals, 8(4), 196–202.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1992 journal article

The Case Against bGH

Social Philosophy Today, 7, 65–98.

By: G. Comstock & P. Center

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1992 journal article

The Moral Irrelevance of Autonomy

Between the Species: An Online Journal for the Study of Philosophy and Animals, 8(1).

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1992 chapter

What obligations have scientists to transgenic animals?

In Ethics and patenting of transgenic organisms (p. 7). Ithaca, NY: National Agricultural Biotechnology Council, 159 Biotechnology, Cornell University.

By: G. Comstock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1991 journal article

Ethics and agricultural biotechnology: opposing viewpoints

Journal of Agricultural &Amp; Environmental Ethics, 4(2).

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1991 journal article

Introduction

Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 4(2), 101–107.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1991 journal article

The costs and benefits of bGH may not be distributed fairly

Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 4(2), 121–130.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1990 journal article

Genetically engineered herbicide resistance, part two

Journal of Agricultural Ethics, 3(2), 114–146.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1989 journal article

BOOK REVIEWS

Journal of the American Academy of Religion, LVII(1), 213–217.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1989 journal article

Genetically engineered herbicide resistance, part one

Journal of Agricultural Ethics, 2(4), 263–306.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1989 journal article

Is Postmodern Religious Dialogue Possible?

Faith and Philosophy, 6(2), 189–197.

By: G. Comstock & T. Christian Philosophers

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1988 journal article

The case against bGH

Agriculture and Human Values, 5(3), 36–52.

By: G. Comstock

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1987 book

Is there a moral obligation to save the family farm?

Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1987 journal article

Two types of narrative theology

Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 55(4), 687–717.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1986 journal article

Face to face with It: The naive Reader's moral response to ?Ivan Ilych?

Neophilologus, 70(3), 321–333.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1985 journal article

Reason and Right. Garth Hallett

The Journal of Religion, 65(4), 579–580.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1982 journal article

On Doing the Sacred Text

Liturgy, 2(3), 25–30.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

1979 journal article

The Yoruba and Religious Change

Journal of Religion in Africa, 10(1), 1–12.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Articulate reasons

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 105–117.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Avoid plagiarism

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 58–67.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Beware intuition

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 68–78.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Clarify statistics

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 144–154.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Conclusion

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 285–287.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Cultivate responsibility

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 274–284.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Inform subjects

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 169–183.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Introduction

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 1–20.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Justify decisions

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 79–90.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Mentor inclusively

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 184–201.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Preserve environments

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 267–273.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Protect manuscripts

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 133–143.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Recognize property

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 202–217.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Report misconduct

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 39–57.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Reveal conflicts

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 218–228.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Treat humanely

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 243–266.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

article

Write cooperatively

Comstock, G. Research Ethics, pp. 118–132.

By: G. Comstock

Source: ORCID
Added: July 22, 2021

Employment

2002 - present

North Carolina State U. Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Professor Philosophy and Religious Studies

1982 - 2002

Iowa State U. Ames, Iowa, US
Professor Philosophy and Religious Studies

Education

1976 - 1983

U. of Chicago Chicago, IL, US
A.M., Ph.D.