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    Agency, Autonomy and Euthanasia.George L. Mendz & David W. Kissane - 2020 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 48 (3):555-564.
    Agency is the human capacity to freely choose one’s thoughts, motivations and actions without undue internal or external influences; it is distinguished from decisional capacity. Four well-known conditions that can deeply affect agency are depression, demoralization, existential distress, and family dysfunction. The study reviews how they may diminish agency in persons whose circumstances may lead them to consider or request euthanasia or assisted suicide. Since agency has been a relatively neglected dimension of autonomous choice at the end of life, it (...)
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    Transhumanist Genetic Enhancement: Creation of a ‘New Man’ Through Technological Innovation.George L. Mendz & Michael Cook - 2021 - The New Bioethics 27 (2):105-126.
    The transhumanist project of reshaping human beings by promoting their improvement through technological innovations has a broad agenda. This study focuses on the enhancement of the human organism...
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    Diagnosing Death 50 Years After the Harvard Brain Death Report.Francis J. O’Keeffe & George L. Mendz - 2021 - The New Bioethics 27 (1):46-64.
    More than 50 years after the publication of the Harvard Committee Report that sought to define death according to whole-brain function criteria, this document continues to generate a diversity of o...
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    Response to a ‘Commentary’ and Letters.George L. Mendz & David W. Kissane - 2020 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 48 (4):802-804.
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    Posthumanism: Creation of ‘New Men’ Through Technological Innovation.George L. Mendz & Michael Cook - 2021 - The New Bioethics 27 (3):197-218.
    The posthumanist project proposes directing the evolution of human beings by promoting their improvement through technological means to create a variety of entities that will have few or no common...
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