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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (3): 337–382.
Published: 01 July 2011
... ethics literature: TRANSPLANT: A surgeon has ten patients, each of whom will die of organ failure if he or she does not receive an organ transplant. The surgeon wants to save her patients and is convinced by philosophical arguments to the effect that it would be morally...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 43–77.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and torsos, and split their brains into halves. These four halves were taken to the hospital, and each was regrown into a whole brain and transplanted into a cloned body. Then there were four people: Left-Lefty , Right-Lefty , Left-Righty , and Right-Righty . Amazingly, all were in separate accidents...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 265–271.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... Transplant. Toronto: Robot Binaries & Press. 257 pp. Elster, Jon. 2009. Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. x + 202 pp. Ferguson, Ann, and Mechthild Nagel, eds. 2009. Dancing with Iris: The Philosophy of Iris Marion Young. Studies in Feminist...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (2): 139–168.
Published: 01 April 2006
... in the debates ask them- selves whether, if faced with certain alternatives, they would choose this one or that. For example: if my brain were transplanted into your body and your brain were transplanted into mine and you wanted to survive, then if you knew that one of the two bodies had to be destroyed...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of the sort the subject seems to remember that played a role in the production of the seeming memory. But fission would also count as a malfunction. Soif fission occurs in the case of one of us, say as the result of transplant- ing the two brain hemispheres into different bodies, the fission...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 425–464.
Published: 01 October 2009
... for one’s survival, all of which are con- sistent with the same continuity facts (see also Madell 1981, 127–31 and Baker 2000, 137). To see this, let us first remind ourselves of the details of the fission case. In that case, someone’s brain is divided, and his or herleft hemisphere is then transplanted...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 295–325.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... , Anderson G. B. , BonDurant R. H. , Butler J. E. , Pashen R. L. , Penedo M. C. T. , and Rowe J. D. . 1987 . “ Production of Sheep-goat Chimeras by Inner Cell Mass Transplantation .” Journal of Animal Science 65 , no. 1 : 325 – 30 . Rossant Janet...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
... transplant, with just one donor organ for you to allocate.) All else is equal: no special obligations, no differences in desert, in likelihood of success, and so forth. Call such cases conflict cases . Here is a question: are you required to give A and B an equal chance to be saved, by holding a lottery...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 43–95.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of experience if her cognitive capacities were miraculously, or through brain transplants, transformed into those of Martians. That’s to say, such an exception 46 On Imagism about Phenomenal Thought accept the weaker, anthropological view, there is, a fortiori...