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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT 185
Professor
Van Hollen
Semester
Fall

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i. Specter of long transplant waiting lists ii. Ivan Illich: 1. Artificially created “need”, can never be satisfied because underlying is the unprecedented possibility of extending life indefinitely with the organs of others 2. Denial and refusal of death 3. Hubris of medicine and medical technology in the face of mortality a. Lost the art of dying and so fixated idea of possibility of conquering death that we chase all the possible
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