Pascal's Wager and the persistent vegetative state

Bioethics 21 (2):84–92 (2007)

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Jim Stone
University of New Orleans
Abstract
I argue that a version of Pascal's Wager applies to the persistent vegetative state with sufficient force that it ought to part of advance directives.
Keywords permanent vegetative state  persistent vegetative state  informed consent  advance directive  minimally conscious state  Pascal's Wager
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-8519.2007.00528.x
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Persistent Vegetative State, Prospective Thinking, and Advance Directives.Thomas A. Mappes - 2003 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 13 (2):119-139.

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