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Dokumenttyp:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Autor(en):
Boniolo, Giovanni; Di Fiore, Pier Paolo 
Titel:
A defining analysis of the life and death dyad: paving the way for an ethical debate 
Abstract:
We discuss the meaning of \{\dq}being alive\{\dq} and \{\dq}being dead.\{\dq} Our primary aim is to pave the way for a sound and accurate ethical debate concerning these two concepts. In particular, we analyze a metabolic approach and a genetic one and discuss the reasons for their failure to constitute a good starting point for successive debates. We argue that any ethical or social discussion of topics involving life and death must introduce cultural constructs such as, on the one hand, the co...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
The Journal of medicine and philosophy 
Jahr:
2008 
Band / Volume:
33 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
609--634 
Print-ISSN:
1744-5019