Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Morven Cook

  • Defining Death in Whose Life is it Anyway?

    Morven Cook United Kingdom Death itself is a social construct, and in a pluralistic society such as ours, a conclusive definition of death, or determination of the moment of death, is out of reach of both medical science and philosophy.1 Brian Clark’s Whose Life is it Anyway? is a play that tells the story of Ken,…