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The Enigma of Death

Feldman Fred

in Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195089288
eISBN:
9780199852963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195089288.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the reasons and explanations why death cannot simply be defined as a cessation of life. A number of problems are associated with this definition of death, including suspended ... More


Latent Life in Biomedicine’s Ice Age

Joanna Radin

in Life on Ice: A History of New Uses for Cold Blood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226417318
eISBN:
9780226448244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448244.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes the history of cryobiology and its role in the creation of the biomedical infrastructure known as the biobank. The concepts and practices involved in making life capable of ... More


Life on Ice: A History of New Uses for Cold Blood

Joanna Radin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226417318
eISBN:
9780226448244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448244.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

After the atomic bombing at the end of World War II, anxieties about survival in the nuclear age led scientists to begin stockpiling and freezing hundreds of thousands of blood samples from ... More


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