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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT 185
Professor
Van Hollen
Semester
Fall

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a. Notions of life and death are both cultural and biological b. Euro/ Am not troubles by this c. Japanese view it as dangerous II. Japanese view of Death a. Brain death = end of life b. Notion that brain death is end of life and use of organ transplant technology is dangerous c. Concept of brain death = unnatural (fushizen) d. Contrary to “basic human feelings” e. Interference with what is seen as natural process of dying f. Concern about over-reach of power
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