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Beyond Brain Death The Case Against Brain Based Criteria for Human Death (Philosophy and Medicine)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Medical ethics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Ethics,
  • Medical / Ethics,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy-Ethics & Moral Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsM. Potts (Editor), P.A. Byrne (Editor), R.G. Nilges (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8369918M
ISBN 101402003668
ISBN 109781402003660

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