This work explores the stages between life & death in todays society. With so many medical breakthroughs, the criteria for death has had to be reevaluated. A new definition-Brain Death, has had to be adopted, alongside the traditional criteria of heart/lung failure. This legal definition was set to accommodate organ donation & doctors who believe patients are being kept alive by machines, but without hope of a meaningful recovery. This stage has been described as a 'hybrid of life & death', a dubious point in which a patient's body can show signs of life while their brain does not. What has traditionally been a philosophical debate about the dualism of the body/mind seems to have been settled by medical-science.
Darragh Basquille • Jeffrey Bright • Caroline Callaghan • Darren Campion • Patrick Clarke • Lorna Fitzsimons • Fiona Hackett • Gary Loughlin • Barbara Mac Nelis • Don McNeill Healy • Jennifer Moor • Róisín Morris • Siobhan Ogilvy • Gary Somers • Dianne Whyte •