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6 edition of The Definition of Death found in the catalog.

The Definition of Death

Contemporary Controversies

  • 15 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death & dying,
  • Medical ethics,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Ethics,
  • Medical / Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStuart J. Youngner (Editor), Robert M. Arnold (Editor), Renie Schapiro (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7871021M
    ISBN 100801872294
    ISBN 109780801872297
    OCLC/WorldCa173468385

    Death Penalty Law Law and Legal Definition A death penalty is the sentence of execution for murder and some other capital crimes (serious crimes, especially murder, which are punishable by death). The death penalty, or capital punishment, may be prescribed by Congress or any state legislature for murder and other capital crimes. Let us focus on the first question: the definition of death is a matter of controversy and there is a lack of consensus. 1 Even the cardio‐respiratory definition, which comes from centuries of human experiences, has been the subject of doubt and criticism in terms of its application to transplant technology. Critics argue that irreversible asystole can be equated only with a clinically Cited by:

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