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FT-11460-73

James W. Rachels
University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL 33146-2503)

Ethical Problems Connected with Organ-Transplant Surgery

To examine some of the ethical problems connected with organ-transplant surgery including familiar ones, such as, selecting from among several possible recipients, determination of the precise moment when the donor may be declared "dead," etc., as well as such considerations as the moral basis of a person's "right" to say how his body may be used after his death.

Project fields:
Philosophy of Science

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,000 (approved)
$2,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1973 – 8/31/1973