, Volume 38, Issue 5, pp 9–15 | Cite as

Changing ethics in life and death decision making

  • Peter Singer
Symposium: The Shifting Ground of Life and Death


Down Syndrome Brain Death Nonhuman Animal Worth Living Persistent Vegetative State 
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Suggested Further Readings

  1. Rothman, David. Strangers at the Bedside. Basic Books, New York, 1991.Google Scholar
  2. Shewmon, D. Alan. “‘Brain-stem death’, ‘brain death’ and death: a critical re-evaluation of the purported equivalence.” Issues in Law & Medicine 14 (2) 1998.Google Scholar

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© Springer 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Singer
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  1. 1.Princeton University Center for Human ValuesPrincetonUSA

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