The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,173,809 members ⚫ 1,357,844 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Beyond Brain Death

The Case Against Brain Based Criteria for Human Death

by M. Potts(ed.) ; P.A. Byrne(ed.) ; R.G. Nilges(ed.)
Beyond Brain Death by M. Potts
Buy this eBook
US$ 149.00
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
Beyond Brain Death offers a provocative challenge to one of the most widely accepted conclusions of contemporary bioethics: the position that brain death marks the death of the human person. Eleven chapters by physicians, philosophers, and theologians present the case against brain-based criteria for human death. Each author believes that this position calls into question the moral acceptability of the transplantation of unpaired vital organs from brain-dead patients who have continuing function of the circulatory system. One strength of the book is its international approach to the question: contributors are from the United States, the United Kingdom, Liechtenstein, and Japan. This book will appeal to a wide audience, including physicians and other health care professionals, philosophers, theologians, medical sociologists, and social workers.
Springer Netherlands; April 2006
283 pages; ISBN 9780306468827
Read online, or download in secure PDF format
Title: Beyond Brain Death
Author: M. Potts; P.A. Byrne; R.G. Nilges
 
  • News
  • Contents
No entry found
ISBNs
0306468824
9780306468827
9780792365785