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Hong Kong Baptist University

1999

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導言:確定死亡之醫學及哲學問題, Ping-Cheung Lo Jan 1999

導言:確定死亡之醫學及哲學問題, Ping-Cheung Lo

International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine

This essays begins by noting the brief history of "updating" death since the Harvard Medical School Report in 1968. The deficiencies of this report are noted and the background of the President's Commission's Report on "Defining Death" are briefly explained. The author then discusses and endorses the three-fold distinction in the determination of death as suggested by other scholars, viz., the definition of, the criterion of, and the tests for death. While the test for death is basically a medical issue, and that the definition of death is basically a philosophical issue, the criterion of death is both ...