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Samuel Kerstein is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Maryland, College Park. The author of Kant's Search for the Supreme Principle of Morality, he has written many articles on Kant's ethics, Kantian moral principles, and topics in bioethics including the morality of markets in human organs and the fair distribution of scarce, life-saving resources. Kerstein has been a Fellow at the National Humanities Center and at the Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health.
Table of Contents
Part I: Principles
2. Death, Dignity, And Respect
3. The Mere Means Principle
4. Treating Consenting Adults Merely as Means
5. Dignity and the Mere Means Principle
Part II: Practice
6. Allocation of Scarce, Life-Saving Resources
7. Markets in Kidneys
8. Medical Research