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Cadavers Exhibit Prompts Ethical Questions

Exhibitions of human cadavers attract thousands of visitors across the country -- and rakes in millions. The exhibits have also raised ethical concerns. Guests discuss the science, showmanship and controversy of the exhibition of bodies.


Neda Ulaby, cultural reporter for NPR

Anita Allen, professor of law and philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania; author of The New Ethics: A Guided Tour of the Twenty-First Century Moral Landscape; wrote op-ed in The Phildelphia Inquirer about about the Body World exhibit

Rabbi Morley T. Feinstein, senior rabbi at University Synagogue; member of the Ethics Advisory Committee for the California Science Center that helped review the Body World exhibit for the California Science Center

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