A discussion on what is replaceable.
- If a prosthetic is harmed, is it a form of property damage or a personal injury? For example, imagine an individual with a prosthetic limb is in a car accident in which the prosthetic is damaged, should compensation for this “loss of limb” be for property restitution or injury coverage?
Readings to consider
- Implant ethics (Hansson)
- Neuro-Prosthetics, the Extended Mind, and Respect for Persons with Disability (Anderson)
- Why Not Artificial Wombs? (Rosen)
- Going Out on a Limb: Prosthetics, Normalcy and Disputing the Therapy:Enhancement Distinction (Karpin & Mykitiuk)