Chapter

Organ Sales

Cécile Fabre

in Whose Body is it Anyway?

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780199289998
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603556 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199289999.003.0006
 Organ Sales

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This chapter argues that in cases when the healthy are not under a duty to make their organs available to those who need them, they have the right to sell them for a profit. It reviews two objections to organ sales: the commodification and the exploitation objections, and outlines ways in which organ sales should be regulated.

Keywords: autonomy; commodification; exploitation; personhood

Chapter.  15637 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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