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Cryonics: Science or Religion.
Dein S. Dein S. J Relig Health. 2022 Aug;61(4):3164-3176. doi: 10.1007/s10943-020-01166-6. Epub 2021 Feb 1. J Relig Health. 2022. PMID: 33523374
Cryonics involves the low-temperature freezing of human corpses in the hope that they will one day be reanimated. ...This paper examines the scientific basis of this technology and argues that cryonics is based upon assertions which have never been (and potentially
Cryonics involves the low-temperature freezing of human corpses in the hope that they will one day be reanimated. ...This paper exami
The case for cryonics.
Moen OM. Moen OM. J Med Ethics. 2015 Aug;41(8):677-81. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2015-102715. Epub 2015 Feb 25. J Med Ethics. 2015. PMID: 25717141 Review.
A speculative practice at the outer edge of science, cryonics is often viewed with suspicion. In this paper I defend two theses. ...I further argue that insofar as the alternatives to cryonics are burial or cremation, and thus certain, irreversible death, even small …
A speculative practice at the outer edge of science, cryonics is often viewed with suspicion. In this paper I defend two theses. ...I …
Cryonics for all?
Thau T. Thau T. Bioethics. 2020 Sep;34(7):638-644. doi: 10.1111/bioe.12710. Epub 2020 Feb 9. Bioethics. 2020. PMID: 32037641
In fascinating recent work, some philosophers have argued that it would be morally permissible and prudentially rational to sign up for cryonics-if you can afford the price tag of the procedure. In this paper I ask: why not share the elixir of extended life with everyone? …
In fascinating recent work, some philosophers have argued that it would be morally permissible and prudentially rational to sign up for c
Cryonics: Traps and transformations.
Story D. Story D. Bioethics. 2024 Feb 29. doi: 10.1111/bioe.13277. Online ahead of print. Bioethics. 2024. PMID: 38425091
A standard argument for cryonics says that cryonics is prudentially justified despite uncertainty about its success because at worst it will leave you no worse off than you otherwise would have been had you not chosen cryonics, and at best it will leave you m …
A standard argument for cryonics says that cryonics is prudentially justified despite uncertainty about its success because at …
Cryonics, euthanasia, and the doctrine of double effect.
Andrade G, Redondo MC. Andrade G, et al. Philos Ethics Humanit Med. 2023 Jun 29;18(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s13010-023-00137-5. Philos Ethics Humanit Med. 2023. PMID: 37381023 Free PMC article. Review.
Cryopreservation of Animals and Cryonics: Current Technical Progress, Difficulties and Possible Research Directions.
Ekpo MD, Boafo GF, Gambo SS, Hu Y, Liu X, Xie J, Tan S. Ekpo MD, et al. Front Vet Sci. 2022 Jun 9;9:877163. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.877163. eCollection 2022. Front Vet Sci. 2022. PMID: 35754544 Free PMC article. Review.
The basis of cryonics or medical cryopreservation is to safely store a legally dead subject until a time in the future when technology and medicine will permit reanimation after eliminating the disease or cause of death. Death has been debunked as an event occurring after …
The basis of cryonics or medical cryopreservation is to safely store a legally dead subject until a time in the future when technolog …
Cryonics in the Courtroom: Which Interests? Whose Interests?
Huxtable R. Huxtable R. Med Law Rev. 2018 Aug 1;26(3):476-499. doi: 10.1093/medlaw/fwx045. Med Law Rev. 2018. PMID: 29077877 Free PMC article.
I consider the interests involved in a decision to undergo cryonics, specifically exploring which interests and whose interests are engaged. ...Finally, I widen the analysis to accommodate the interests of others, by exploring whether cryonics is in, or contrary to, …
I consider the interests involved in a decision to undergo cryonics, specifically exploring which interests and whose interests are e …
Scientific justification of cryonics practice.
Best BP. Best BP. Rejuvenation Res. 2008 Apr;11(2):493-503. doi: 10.1089/rej.2008.0661. Rejuvenation Res. 2008. PMID: 18321197 Free PMC article. Review.
Under ideal conditions, the time interval between onset of clinical death and beginning of cryonics procedures can be reduced to less than 1 min, but much longer delays could also be compatible with ultimate survival. Although the evidence that cryonics may work is …
Under ideal conditions, the time interval between onset of clinical death and beginning of cryonics procedures can be reduced to less …
Mourning the frozen: considering the relational implications of cryonics.
Hillenbrink R, Wareham CS. Hillenbrink R, et al. J Med Ethics. 2023 Jul 14:jme-2023-109237. doi: 10.1136/jme-2023-109237. Online ahead of print. J Med Ethics. 2023. PMID: 37451855
Cryonics is the preservation of legally dead human bodies at the temperature of liquid nitrogen in the hope that future technologies will be able to revive them. ...In this paper, we claim that this debate is incomplete, since it does not take into account a significant re
Cryonics is the preservation of legally dead human bodies at the temperature of liquid nitrogen in the hope that future technologies
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