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Commentary: Local and Global Contexts of the Praxis of Bioethics: ‘Transplant Tourism’ and ‘Altruistic’ Medicine

Yosuke Shimazono

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0065
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this chapter, Chin criticizes the global ban on ‘transplant tourism’ and argues that promotion of this practice could be reconciled with transplant medicine, which is presumably based on the value ... More


The Trolley Problem

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume II: Rights, Duties, and Status

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144024
eISBN:
9780199870998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144023.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Part I considered how to determine whether there is a moral difference between killing and letting die per se, but in the two chapters of Part II, the consideration is when it is and when it is not ... More


Justice in Transplant Organ Allocation

Rosamond Rhodes and Thomas D. Schiano

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0041
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the current national system for allocating transplant organs in the United States. Advancing science that has improved the success of organ transplantation also creates an ... More


organ transplantation and health disparities: john q

jeffrey m. ring

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0082
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter uses the film John Q (2002) to set the stage for a discussion of the issues of organ transplantation and the ethics of health disparities and economic health policy. The film tells the ... More


Markets in Kidneys

Samuel J. Kerstein

in How to Treat Persons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199692033
eISBN:
9780191748813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692033.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter applies Kantian principles to the issue of the moral permissibility of “live donor” kidney transplantation—specifically cases in which, in exchange for money, someone undergoes a kidney ... More


Commentary: Presuming Minor Consent and Allowing Family Veto: Two Moral Concerns about Organ Procurement Policy *

Hitoshi Arima

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0056
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This paper focuses on two pragmatic questions policymakers confront when considering the implementation of a presumed consent policy for organ procurement: whether they should presume a minor’s ... More


Commentary: Organ Donation and Social Amelioration: A Two-Pronged Approach to Organ Trafficking

Leonardo D. de Castro and Peter A. Sy

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0057
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This paper explores a model for reciprocating the contribution of organ donors to a health care system characterized by inadequate resources and faced with the challenge of trying innovative ways of ... More


Commentary: The Paradigm of Living Related Donation: Stretched, Strained, and Abused?

Leonardo D. de Castro

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0062
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The paradigm of the family as the basic unit of society has been facing challenges, perhaps the most prominent of which have come in areas of biotechnology and health care. Those challenges are ... More


Brain Transplants, Animals, and Us

Paul F. Snowdon

in Persons, Animals, Ourselves

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719618
eISBN:
9780191788703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719618.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The preceding discussions have tried to show that there are no plausible examples of [A&~P] dissociations, and that most suggested categories of [P&~A] dissociations are also implausible. In both ... More


Strengthening the Rejection of Transplant Arguments

Paul F. Snowdon

in Persons, Animals, Ourselves

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719618
eISBN:
9780191788703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719618.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter asks whether there are further reasons for being doubtful about the judgement that the subject or person goes with the brain in brain transplant cases. Some have argued that a case can ... More


Personal Identity and Persisting as Many

Sara Weaver and John Turri

in Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815259
eISBN:
9780191853012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815259.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Many philosophers hypothesize that our concept of personal identity is partly constituted by the one-person-one-place rule, which states that a person can only be in one place at a time. This ... More


Parental Decision-Making

Joseph Millum

in Moral Parenthood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190695439
eISBN:
9780190695460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695439.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers how parents should make decisions on their child’s behalf when the child’s interests are in conflict with the interests of other people. This includes such issues as the extent ... More


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