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Death and reductionism: a reply to John F Catherwood.
  1. D Lamb
  1. Manchester University.

    Abstract

    This reply to John F Catherwood's criticism of brain-related criteria for death argues that brainstem criteria are neither reductionist nor do they presuppose a materialist theory of mind. Furthermore, it is argued that brain-related criteria are compatible with the majority of religious views concerning death.

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