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A Whole New Life, by Reynolds Price
Towards Self-Determination in Quality of Life Research: A Dialogic Approach
Health-related quality of life measures aim to assess patients' subjective experience in order to gauge an increasingly wide variety of health care issues such as patient needs; satisfaction; side effects; quality of care; ...
Saviour Siblings and Collective Family Interests
In this article, I will explore the ethical concerns arising out of the use of preimplantation tissue typing (PTT) to create saviour siblings. There are two main ethical concerns about the welfare of the child to be born ...
Human Dignity: A Philosophical and Theological Approach
We all use the term "human dignity" both often and gladly. This term exists also in legislation, such as declarations and constitutions of some countries, beginning from UNESCO, WHO, Council of Europe, and they all have ...
What Influences Individuals to Engage in Advance Care Planning?
Advance care planning (ACP) is an underutilized process that involves thinking about what kind of life-prolonging medical care one would want should the need arise, identifying a spokesperson, and then communicating these wishes.
Human Dignity: Regulative Principle and Absolute Value
This paper seeks to demonstrate that just as the law's legitimacy requires fundamental principles of human rights, the legitimacy of moral discourse and decisions depends upon the recognition of human dignity as a principle ...
Brain-Machine Interface: The Challenge of Neuroethics
The burning question surrounding the use of Brain-Machine Interface (BMI) devices is not merely whether they should be used, but how widely they should be used, especially in view of some ethical implications that arise ...
Complete Lives in the Balance
The allocation of scarce health care resources such as flu treatment or organs for transplant presents stark problems of distributive justice. Persad, Wertheimer, and Emanuel have recently proposed a novel system for such ...