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  1. Deogratias Biembe Bikopo & Louis-Jacques van Bogaert (2010). Reflection on Euthanasia: Western and African Ntomba Perspectives on the Death of a Chief. Developing World Bioethics 10 (1):42-48.
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  2. Louis-Jacques van Bogaert (2006). Rights of and Duties to Non‐Consenting Patients–Informed Refusal in the Developing World. Developing World Bioethics 6 (1):13-22.
    ABSTRACTThe principle of informed refusal poses a specific problem when it is invoked by a pregnant woman who, in spite of having accepted her pregnancy, refuses the diagnostic and/or therapeutic measures that would ensure the well‐being of her endangered fetus. Guidelines issued by professional bodies in the developed world are conflicting: either they allow autonomy and informed consent to be overruled to the benefit of the fetus, or they recommend the full respect of these principles. A number of medical ethicists (...)
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  3. Louis-Jacques van Bogaert (2004). Sentience and Moral Standing. South African Journal of Philosophy 23 (3):292-301.
    This article deals with the concept of sentience, and more specifically with the argument from sentience as it is used by utilitarians in the abortion debate and in the advocacy of animal rights. It is argued that sentience is more than feeling pleasure and pain (with empha sis on pain), and that pain is an inborn protection required to fit into the world rather than the substance of evil. S. Afr. J. Philos. Vol.23(3) 2004: 292-301.
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  4. Louis-Jacques van Bogaert (2002). Comments on the Thandi Case. Developing World Bioethics 2 (1):88–91.
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