Ethics & Medicine : Volume 35:2 Summer 2019

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EDITORIAL
The Promise of Palliation
C. Ben Mitchell, PhD

GREY MATTERS
Machine Intelligence as Interpreter: Ethical Implications of Neural Speech Decoding
William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD

CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMA
Surgery in Those Who Cannot Give Consent
 Robert D. Orr, MD, CM; Ferdinand D. Yates., MD, MA (Bioethics)

GUEST COMMENTARY
Robots, Jobs, and Leisure: Being Human in the Face of Technological Disruption

Jacob Shatzer, MDiv, PhD

GUEST COMMENTARY
Synthetic Human Entities with Embryo-Like Features (SHEEFs) and the Incarnation
Todd Daly, PhD

Heart Poisoning: Medicine Unlike Any Other
Jacek Hawiger, MD, PhD, MA(Hon), MD(Hon)

Healthcare, Religious Obligations, and Caring for the Poor
Dennis L. Sansom, PhD

BOOK REVIEWS

The Price of Global Health
2nd ed.  Ed Schoonveldl  Burlington: Gower Publishing Company, 2015.
ISBN  978-1-4724-3881-2. 455 PAGES, HARDBACK.  $126.96
Reviewed by Scott Davidson, Instructor of Theology and Philosophy at Alvernia University in Reading, PA.

Being Amoral : Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity
Edited by Thomas Schramme, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2014.
ISBN  978-0-262-02791-5. 325 PAGES, HARDCOVER.  $45.00
Reviewed by Gerald S. Vigna, PhD, who is Associate Professor of Theology at Alvernia University in Reading, PA.

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