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Organ Donation Ethics Lifesaving Paperblog Pick in Philosophy

Organ Donation and the Ethics of Lifesaving

English: Dr. Ehtuish Preforming An Organ Transplant. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The Organ Transplant Authority is consulting over proposals to give priority on transplant waiting... Read more

Paperblog Pick in Philosophy

The Memetic Mind, Not: Where Dennett Goes Wrong

On the face of it, Dennett and I have very different views about cultural evolution. To be sure, we both believe that Dawkins’s initial insight is valid: that culture is an... Read more

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    The 04 July 2013 by   Cris
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    The 10 July 2013 by   Cris
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    The 18 July 2013 by   Bbenzon
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    The 28 July 2013 by   Realizingresonance
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