Interview with Alida Liberman

This post is the first in our weekly series of interviews with the Rotman Institute's postdoctoral fellows. These interviews are accessible introductions to the scholarship and to the service done by each postdoc. Rotman postdocs are a vital part of the life of the Institute and we hope that these interviews will give our readers a sense of the [...]

Can the Discovery of Consciousness Provide More Reason to Let a Patient Die? A Response to Savulescu (by Adam Shriver)

Recently, the Vancouver Sun reported on an ongoing legal case that potentially has important implications for neuroethics and the law.  Kenny Ng, the patient at the center of the controversy, was injured in a car accident seven years ago and diagnosed, after rigorous clinical assessment, as being in a vegetative state.  His wife would like [...]

2013-04-24T16:03:57-04:00December 21st, 2012|Biomedical Ethics, Science and Society|
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