Is Humankind Really Ready For The First Head Transplant?

This article first appeared on The Conversation. In a 1978 essay titled “Where Am I?” the philosopher Daniel Dennett suggested that the brain was the only organ of which it’s better to be a transplant donor than recipient. Now Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero wants to turn philosophical thought experiments into reality by transplanting the head of…

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