David DeGrazia is Associate Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University and Senior Research Fellow at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics. His publications include Taking Animals Seriously: Mental Life and Moral Status (Cambridge University Press, 1996) and Biomedical Ethics (McGraw-Hill, 1996; coedited with Thomas A. Mappes).
Persons, Organisms, and Death: A Philosophical Critique of the Higher-Brain Approach1
Article first published online: 26 MAR 2010
1999 The University of Memphis
The Southern Journal of Philosophy
Volume 37, Issue 3, pages 419–440, Fall 1999
How to Cite
DeGrazia, D. (1999), Persons, Organisms, and Death: A Philosophical Critique of the Higher-Brain Approach. The Southern Journal of Philosophy, 37: 419–440. doi: 10.1111/j.2041-6962.1999.tb00875.x
Parts of this paper were presented at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, the University of Maryland on November 14, 1997, and at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University on December 9, 1997. I thank attendees of those presentations, especially Arthur Evenchik and Robert Veatch, for their feedback. I also received helpful comments on drafts from Andy Altman, Stuart Youngner, and Rob Olick.
- Issue published online: 26 MAR 2010
- Article first published online: 26 MAR 2010