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Life and Death Decision Making, by Baruch A. Brody
Veatch considers the pluralistic casuistry theory advocated by Baruch Brody in his 1988 book,
Trends in the Development of Medical Ethics in the USSR
The study of professional ethics has a long tradition in the Soviet Union; medical ethics is a code of conduct as well as an academic discipline. The paper discusses the ethical issues in intensive care, the definition ...
Holy Living and Holy Dying
(United States. Methodist-Roman Catholic Dialogue, 1989-09-14)
Commissions and Biomedical Ethics: The Canadian Experience
Canadians frequently have recourse to public commissions as a means of dealing with contentious public policy issues. This essay examines the role of philosophers and philosophy in nine such commissions, all of which have ...
The Heart of the Matter
Two commentators consider the problems raised by a hypothetical case study in which a heart transplantation team decides to use the hearts of chimpanzees, an endangered species and a complex form of animal life whose behavioral ...
We Must Rescue Them
Leber describes the motivation and goals of Operation Rescue, a pro-life activist organization. Arguing that all human life is sacred from the moment of conception until natural death, Leber blames the acceptance of abortion ...