The Impending Collapse of the Whole-Brain Definition of Death
Veatch, Robert M.
HASTINGS CENTER REPORT 1993 July-August; 23(4): 18-24
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Veatch, Robert M. (1993-07)No one really believes that literally all functions of the entire brain must be lost for an individual to be dead. A better definition of death involves a higher brain orientation....It is simply wrong to claim that ...
Veatch, Robert M. (2005-08)In its October 2001 issue, this journal published a series of articles questioning the Whole-Brain-based definition of death. Much of the concern focused on whether somatic integration-a commonly understood basis for the ...