Assignment Description Robbing the Dead- Is Organ Conscription Ethical.DOCX

Assignment Description Robbing the Dead- Is Organ Conscription Ethical

Assignment Description Robbing the Dead: Is Organ Conscription Ethical? Do you consider the policy of organ conscription to be morally sound? Write a paper that answers this question, defending that answer with cogent moral reasoning and supporting your view with ethical theories or moral principles you take to be most relevant to the issue. In addition to reviewing your text, you are encouraged to locate additional resources in the Capella library, your public library, or authoritative online sites to provide additional support for your viewpoint. Be sure to weave and cite the resources throughout your work. In your paper, address the following issues:

  • On what grounds could one argue that consent is not ethically required for conscription of cadaveric organs? And on what grounds could one argue that consent is required?

  • Is the policy truly just and fair, as supporters claim? Explain.

  • Do you consider one of the alternative policies for increasing available donor organs that Munson discusses to be preferable to conscription? Explain why or why not.


Submission Requirements

Your paper should meet the following requirements:


  • Written communication: Written communication that is free of errors that detract from the overall message.

  • APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA style and formatting.

  • Length: 2–3 typed, double-spaced pages.

  • Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.


Reference

Spital, A., & Erin, C. (2002). Conscription of cadaveric organs for transplantation: Let's at least talk about it. American Journal of Kidney Disease, 39(3), 611–615.
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