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  Volume 39, Number 2, March-April 2009

Table of Contents

From: Hastings Center Report

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Toward a new model for health care decision-making

Field Notes

Field Notes

p. c2

From the Editor

Complicating the Story

p. 2

Another Voice

Substituting Authenticity for Autonomy

p. 3


Line, Please

pp. 4-8

Margaret Battin replies:

p. 8

The Truth

True North

pp. 9-10

At Law

Government and Science: The Unitary Executive versus Freedom of Scientific Inquiry

pp. 11-12

Policy and Politics

Personal Responsibility, Public Policy, and the Economic Stimulus Plan

pp. 13-15

Case Study

Waiting It Out

p. 16


pp. 16-17


p. 17


Brain Death: Can It Be Resuscitated?

pp. 18-24

The Parental Investment Factor and the Child's Right to an Open Future

pp. 24-27

A Planned Death in the Family

pp. 28-30

Choosing for Another

Choosing for Another: Beyond Autonomy and Best Interests

pp. 31-37

Invitation to the Dance

Invitation to the Dance: Lessons from Susan Sontag's Death

pp. 38-45


Shades of Gray

pp. 46-47



p. 48


A Slippery Preventive Slope

p. c3

Research Areas


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