Narrative, Ethics, and Human Experimentation in Richard Selzer's "Alexis St. Martin": The Miraculous Wound Re-Examined

  title={Narrative, Ethics, and Human Experimentation in Richard Selzer's "Alexis St. Martin": The Miraculous Wound Re-Examined},
  author={David E. Tanner},
  journal={HEC Forum},
  • D. Tanner
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • HEC Forum

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