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Brain death: A response to the commentaries

Data publikacji: 13 Jun 2019
Tom & Zeszyt: Tom 9 (2019) - Zeszyt 1-2 (June 2019)
Zakres stron: 81 - 85
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eISSN
2453-7829
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16 Apr 2016
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2 razy w roku
Języki
Angielski
Abstract

My recent article, “The challenge of brain death for the sanctity of life ethic” (Ethics & Bioethics (in Central Europe), 2018, 8 (3–4), pp. 153–165) elicited five commentaries. In this brief response, I clarify my own position in the light of some misunderstandings, and discuss whether the definition of death is best thought of as an ethical question, or as a matter of fact. I also comment on the suggestion that we should allow people to choose the criteria by which they wish their own death to be determined, or their organs removed to be donated to others.

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