Kidney for Sale by Owner: Human Organs, Transplantation, and the Market

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Georgetown University Press, Mar 19, 2005 - Medical - 280 pages

If most Americans accept the notion that the market is the most efficient means to distribute resources, why should body parts be excluded?

Each year thousands of people die waiting for organ transplants. Many of these deaths could have been prevented were it not for the almost universal moral hand-wringing over the concept of selling human organs. Kidney for Sale by Owner, now with a new preface, boldly deconstructs the roadblocks that are standing in the way of restoring health to thousands of people. Author and bioethicist Mark Cherry reasserts the case that health care could be improved and lives saved by introducing a regulated transplant organs market rather than by well-meant, but misguided, prohibitions.

 

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Contents

Human Organ Sales and Moral Arguments The Body for Beneficence and Profit
1
CHALLENGES FOR PUBLIC HEALTH CARE POLICY
2
GLOBAL CONSENSUS
4
CONTROVERSIES AND CRITICISMS
15
Metaphysics Morality and Political Theory The Presuppositions of Proscription Reexamined
18
ASSESSING STANDARDS OF EVIDENCE AND PLACING THE BURDEN OF PROOF
19
PERSONS AND BODY PARTS
22
OWNING ONES BODY
28
COMMUNITY ALTRUISM AND FREE CHOICE
99
SCIENTIFIC EXCELLENCE AND THE MARKETPLACE
102
THE VIRTUES AND VICES OF FREE CHOICE
107
SUMMARY
110
The Body Its Parts and the Market Revisionist Interpretations from the History of Philosophy
113
MAJOR THEORIES
118
SUMMARY
144
Prohibition More Harm Than Benefit?
147

ADJUDICATION AMONG MORAL INTUITIONS
36
GOVERNMENT HEALTH CARE POLICY AND PRIVATE CHOICES
42
SUMMARY
68
Costs and Benefits Vices and Virtues
72
HEALTH CARE COSTS AND BENEFITS
74
EQUALITY AND LIBERTY
83
ORGAN MARKETS VERSUS OTHER PROCUREMENT AND ALLOCATION STRATEGIES
88
FALSE CLAIMS TO MORAL CONSENSUS
148
CRAFTING HEALTH CARE POLICY AMID MORAL PLURALISM
154
Sample of International Legislation Restricting the Sale of Human Organs for Transplantation
163
List of Cases
169
Notes
171
Index
245
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Mark J. Cherry is the Dr. Patricia A. Hayes Professor in Applied Ethics and professor of philosophy at St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas. He is editor of The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, associate senior editor of Christian Bioethics, and editor-in-chief of HealthCare Ethics Committee Forum. He is coeditor of the book series The Annals of Bioethics and editor of the book series Philosophical Studies in Contemporary Culture.

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