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Pursuing a Peaceful Death
To gain a better way of thinking about medical technology and our human mortality, we should begin backward. Death should be seen as the necessary and inevitable end point of medical care....We as a society remain uncertain ...
Setting Limits: A Response
Aging, Death, and Population Health
The Contested Terrain of American Bioethics
Bioethics came to life in the United States in the late 1960s. As the first research center in the world devoted to bioethics. Those of us who were early in the field had to deal with a general skepticism that the field ...
Babies in Late Life?
Bioethics: Private Choice and Common Good
...There is a peculiar and disturbing feature of our times. On the one hand, biomedicine unceasingly extends its power to shape our lives and our culture, not deliberately by means of some great blueprint, but casually, ...