Herewith I invite you to participate in the lectures & discussions of the course „A Bioethical Analysis of Death and Organ Donation-Transplantation: Medical, Metaphysical, and Biophilosophical Considerations“ of Doyen Nguyen, OP, M.D, S.T.D. at the Academy for Philosophy and Theology (APT)
at the Gustav-Siewerth-Akademie – state-approved private scientific institute of higher education (https://kurse.aemaet.de) See the lecture overview below.
A Bioethical Analysis of Death and Organ Donation-Transplantation: Medical, Metaphysical, and Biophilosophical Considerations
Why should the general public, especially Catholics, be actively engaged in the issue of Death and Organ Donation? One can easily say: “the issue is of no concern to me, it does not touch my personal life.” In reality, this is an issue which does touch every human person. The reason is rather simple: anybody can find him- or herself in the unfortunate situation of being either: (i) a comatose patient who, according to today’s new medical paradigms of death (namely, brain death and controlled cardiac circulatory death), is considered as a potential organ-donor by health professionals, or (ii) a close family member of one such comatose patient. Read the whole article and discuss with us!