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Persons and Their Bodies: Rights, Responsibilities, Relationships / Edition 1

Persons and Their Bodies: Rights, Responsibilities, Relationships / Edition 1

by Mark J. Cherry


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ISBN-13: 9780792357018
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/30/1999
Series: Philosophy and Medicine , #60
Edition description: 1999
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Persons and Their Bodies: Rights, Responsibilities, and the Sale of Organs; M.J. Cherry. Section One: Bodies and Persons: Ontological Questions. Body and Soul in Greek Philosophy; J. Hankinson. A Millian Perspective on the Relationship Between Persons and Their Bodies; W. Donner. What Does it Mean to be SomeBody? Phenomenological Reflections and Ethical Quandaries; S.K. Toombs. Temples of the Spirit: A Christian View of Persons and Their Bodies; A.L. Smith, Jr. Section Two: Natural Law and Natural Rights. Personal Responsibility and Freedom in Health Care: A Contemporary Natural Law Perspective; J. Boyle. The Alienability of Lockean Natural Rights; E. Mack. Inalienable Rights in the Moral and Political Philosophy of John Locke: A Reappraisal; G. Khushf. Section Three: Metaphysical Quandaries and Moral Questions. The Integrity of Body: Kantian Moral Constraints on the Physical Self; T.M. Powers. Whose Body? What Body? The Metaphysics of Organ Transplantation; D. Leder. The Impact of Biomedical Developments on the Legal Theory of the Mind-Body Relationship; C. Byk. Section Four: The Body for Profit: Organ Sales and Moral Theory. The Body for Fun, Beneficence, and Profit: A Variation on a Post-Modern Theme; H.T. Engelhardt, Jr. Despair, Desire, and Decision: A Fugal Response to Engelhardt; D.C. Kline. The Sale of Organs and Obligations to One's Body: Inferences from the History of Ethics; T.J. Bole, III. Section Five: Persons and Their Bodies: Key Arguments and Contemporary Critiques. The Integrity of the Body: Critical Remarks on a Persistent Theme in Bioethics; G. McKenny. The Commercialization of Human Body Parts; PublicPolicy Considerations; S. Wear, et al. Index. Notes on Contributors.

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