Should it be made simpler to end the life of patients in a vegetative state?
Is it ethical to withdraw nourishment from a young man in a permanent vegetative state?
Michael Blastland on why people treat objects and other entities as if they are alive.
Barry Smith explores the sense of ownership, sense of agency, and the illusion of self.
Peter Evans discusses new research into vegetative state.
Writer AL Kennedy explores existentialist ideas about the individual.