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The Moral Insignificance of Death in Organ Donation

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  14 March 2013


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20 I thank an anonymous reviewer for helpful comments on an earlier version of this article. The writing of the article was supported by a research fellowship from the Brocher Foundation, Hermance, Switzerland, which is gratefully acknowledged. I thank the other researchers at the Brocher for their constructive comments and questions following a presentation on the issues discussed here.