Organ Donation and the Divine Lien in Talmudic Law

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This book offers a new theory of property and distributive justice derived from Talmudic law, illustrated by a case study involving the sale of organs for transplant. Although organ donation did not exist in late antiquity, this book posits a new way, drawn from the Talmud, to conceive of this modern means of giving to others. Our common understanding of organ transfers as either a gift or sale is trapped in a dichotomy that is conceptually and philosophically limiting. Drawing on Maussian gift theory, this book suggests a ...

Organ Donation and the Divine Lien in Talmudic Law 2016, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781316507568

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Organ Donation and the Divine Lien in Talmudic Law 2014, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521493383

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