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Dr. Stagg


Over a year has passed since the first heart transplant was accomplished, and in that short year, many questions concerning ethics, law, and theology have come forth to be debated. So many questions exist that a very exhaustive study would be needed; however, three main considerations will give a basic understanding of the implications of heart transplants. The Religion and Philosophy Honors Seminar has been exploring heart transplants this past semester. This paper is a summary of the three main issues concerning heart transplants with emphasis upon the theological and philosophical implications involved.



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