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Cutting to the Core: Exploring the Ethics of Contested Surgeries David Benatar

Cutting to the Core: Exploring the Ethics of Contested Surgeries

David Benatar

Published March 7th 2006
ISBN : 9780742576162
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246 pages
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When the benefits of surgery do not outweigh the harms or where they do not clearly do so, surgical interventions become morally contested. Cutting to the Core examines a number of such surgeries, including infant male circumcision and cutting theMoreWhen the benefits of surgery do not outweigh the harms or where they do not clearly do so, surgical interventions become morally contested. Cutting to the Core examines a number of such surgeries, including infant male circumcision and cutting the genitals of female children, the separation of conjoined twins, surgical sex assignment of intersex children and the surgical re-assignment of transsexuals, limb and face transplantation, cosmetic surgery, and placebo surgery.