Dissertation, University of Exeter (2014)

Rebekah Cron
University of Exeter
This dissertation discusses several ethical and moral issues which arise from the cryonics movement. Within each section, the question is posed: how does that problem impact on how we should think about cryonics? Is cryonics morally permissible and/or morally obligatory? Issues include a consideration of economic resource allocation, bodily ownership and identity.
Keywords Cryonics  Transhumanism  Ethics  Life extension  Cryoethics  Cryogenic
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