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Designing Policies

Barry Hoffmaster and Cliff Hooker

in Re-Reasoning Ethics: The Rationality of Deliberation and Judgment in Ethics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037693
eISBN:
9780262345637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037693.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Designing ethical policies is illustrated with two real examples. The first, allocating cadaver kidneys for transplantation, needs to develop a policy that satisfies the two conflicting fundamental ... 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: Can Living Donation Be Justified?

Yohei Akaida and Kohji Ishihara

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/9780199682676.003.0060
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This commentary aims to examine Aulisio and Deming’s discussion of justification of living donation. First, this commentary compares living donor organ transplantation trends in the U.S. and Japan. ... More


Kidney to Share

Martha Gershun and John D., MD Lantos

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755439
eISBN:
9781501755453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755439.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book tells the story of the author's decision to donate a kidney to a stranger. The book takes readers through the complex process by which such donors are vetted to ensure that they are ... More


Why Not Me?: (Martha)

Martha Gershun and John D. Lantos

in Kidney to Share

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755439
eISBN:
9781501755453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755439.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses a system for screening living donors. The chapter begins with a narrative of the author as she was anxiously waiting to hear whether the Transplant Selection Committee at the ... More


Homospatial Process in Creative Discovery

Albert Rothenberg

in Flight from Wonder: An Investigation of Scientific Creativity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199988792
eISBN:
9780190214159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988792.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Verbatim descriptions of the use of the homospatial process in creative discovery are given by Owen Chamberlain on the particle counter he developed to identify the antiproton, Norman Ramsey on the ... More


Collaborative Investigators

Albert Rothenberg

in Flight from Wonder: An Investigation of Scientific Creativity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199988792
eISBN:
9780190214159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988792.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Scientific discoveries are all, to some degree, collaborations with colleagues who have various affiliations. The subjects in the research group whose primary work was consistently or significantly ... More


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