A Plea for the Heart
BIOETHICS 4(3): 227-231, July 1990
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Evans, Martyn (1990-07)Martyn Evans believes that it is a 'shocking feature' of brain-centred conceptions of death that they require us to regard as dead a person whose heart may continue to beat spontaneously. When it comes to neocortical ...
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