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Anencephalics as Organ Sources
In recent years, the need for infant organs for transplantation has increased. There is a growing recognition of the potential use of anencephalics as sources of organs. Prevalent arguments defending the use of live ...
Pain Relief, Acceleration of Death, and Criminal Law
This paper considers whether a physician is criminally liable for administering a dose of painkillers that hastens a patient's death. The common wisdom is that a version of the doctrine of double effect legally protects ...
The Moral Significance of Birth