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Identity and conflicts in the ethics of neural implants.

@article{Echarte2014IdentityAC,
  title={Identity and conflicts in the ethics of neural implants.},
  author={Luis E. Echarte and Miguel Garc{\'i}a-Valdecasas},
  journal={Cuadernos de bioetica : revista oficial de la Asociacion Espanola de Bioetica y Etica Medica},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 85},
  pages={
          415-25
        }
}
  • L. Echarte, M. García-Valdecasas
  • Published 1 September 2014
  • Philosophy
  • Cuadernos de bioetica : revista oficial de la Asociacion Espanola de Bioetica y Etica Medica
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