Is Coma Morally Equivalent to Anencephalia?
ETHICS AND BEHAVIOR 1993; 3(2): 187-198
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Serafini, Anthony (1993)In this article I contend that the tendency to equate coma with anencephalia is a mistake. A key idea here is that there is a type of "mental-state" predicate that is applicable to the comatose but not to anencephalics. ...
Are Withholding and Withdrawing Therapy Always Morally Equivalent? a Reply to Sulmasy and Sugarman Harris, John (1994-12)This paper argues that Sulmasy and Sugarman have not succeeded in showing a moral difference between withholding and withdrawing treatment. In particular, they have misunderstood historical entitlement theory, which does not ...