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A defense of dignity : creating life, destroying life, and protecting the rights of conscience / Christopher Kaczor.

  • Kaczor, Christopher Robert, 1969-
[2013], ©2013
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Notre Dame, Ind. : University Of Notre Dame Press, [2013], ©2013.

Physical description

x, 220 pages ; 23 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-216) and index.


Introduction -- Are all species equal in dignity? -- Equal dignity and equal access to fertility treatments -- Procreative beneficence -- Embryo adoption and artificial wombs -- The ethics of ectopic pregnancy -- The ethics of fetal surgery -- The violiinist argument revisited -- Faith, reason, and physician-assisted suicide -- PVS patients and Pope John Paul II -- Organ donation after cardiac death -- Conscience protection and the incompatibility thesis -- Conscientious objection and health care.


  • English

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    Medical Collection
    WB60 2013K11d
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