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Introduction: Pain and Suffering from the Womb Onwards?

  • G. Buonocore
  • C. V. Bellieni

Abstract

What is pain? To paraphrase Augustine of Hippo: “If nobody asks me, I know; if I try to explain it, I don’t know” (Confessions 11.14.17).

Keywords

Human Dignity Rational Nature Brain Damage Gonadal Hormone Severe Distress 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Buonocore
    • 1
  • C. V. Bellieni
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproduction MedicineUniversity of SienaSienaItaly

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