Tag Archives: commodification

No Ethical Free Lunch in Organ Donation Policy

Jennifer Chandler points to the ethical trade-offs in any policy to increase organ donation.

Should Five More Kidneys Go To Market?

Barry Hoffmaster argues that the moral cost of commodifying kidneys for transplantation must be calculated before the health care costs can be considered.  

You Can’t Unring a Bell

Aviva Goldberg suggests that while payment may increase the number of living kidney providers, this benefit may not outweigh the risks associated with commodification of the human body.