Edited by Sally Satel, M.D.
AEI Press (Washington), January 2009
When Altruism Isn’t Enough argues that compensating people who donate an organ to a desperate stranger-an extraordinary act of live-saving value-will motivate others to do the same, increase the national supply of kidneys, and reduce needless death and suffering. It is the first book to describe in detail how a government-regulated, compensation-based system for living donors could be designed. Contributors to the volume-physicians, legal scholars, economists, and philosophers-set the stage for reform of NOTA by showing how compensating donors would be ethically permissible, economically justifiable, and pragmatically achievable. More . . .