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Riddles in mathematics : a book of paradoxes

Author: Eugene P Northrop
Publisher: Huntington, N.Y. : R.E. Krieger Pub. Co., 1975, ©1944.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discussing the far-reaching connections of transplantation to human experiences, this text raises questions that are at once elemental and transcendent. It explores matters of life and death, body and mind, psyche and soul.
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Northrop, Eugene P. (Eugene Purdy), 1908-1969.
Riddles in mathematics.
Huntington, N.Y. : R.E. Krieger Pub. Co., 1975, ©1944
(OCoLC)988212406
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene P Northrop
ISBN: 0882752731 9780882752730
OCLC Number: 1144775
Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York.
Description: viii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Renée C. Fox, Laurence J. O'Connell, and Stuart J. Youngner --
The realities of organ transplantation / Laurence J. O'Connell --
Some must die / Stuart J. Youngner --
Why organ transplant programs do not succeed / Leslie A. Fiedler --
Fearful symmetry : corpses for anatomy, organs for transplantation? / Ruth Richardson --
Organ vendors, families, and the gift of life / Thomas H. Murray --
Organ donation and transplantation : a surgeon's view / Barry D. Kahan --
Deadly disputes : ideologies and brain death in Japan / Margaret Lock --
Choosing life : aspects of Judaism affecting organ transplantation / Elliot N. Dorff --
Transplanting myths of organ transplants / Wendy Doniger --
Cosmas and Damian : of medicine, miracles, and the economies of the body / Leonard Barkan --
Afterthoughts : continuing reflections on organ transplantation / Renée C. Fox.
Responsibility: Eugene P. Northrop.

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Discussing the far-reaching connections of transplantation to human experiences, this text raises questions that are at once elemental and transcendent. It explores matters of life and death, body and mind, psyche and soul.

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