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7 edition of The Ethics of Euthanasia found in the catalog.

The Ethics of Euthanasia

by Nancy Harris

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Social Issues - Death & Dying,
  • General,
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Right to die,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Philosophy,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Social Issues - Suicide,
  • Assisted suicide,
  • Ethical aspects,
  • Euthanasia

  • Edition Notes

    Hardcover edition

    SeriesAt Issue Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898502M
    ISBN 100737721847
    ISBN 109780737721843
    OCLC/WorldCa52970312

    Buy The Ethics of Euthanasia by Daniel A Leone (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia provides the most thorough overview of the ethical and legal issues raised by assisted suicide and euthanasia — as well as the most comprehensive argument against their legalization — ever published.

      Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governing the ending of life in England and Wales is unclear, confused and often contradictory. The book shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying the rules are also diverse and conflicting. In mounting his case Richard Huxtable considers some familiar and topical debates, including assisted .   Whether the law should permit voluntary euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide is one of the most vital questions facing all modern societies. Internationally, the main obstacle to legalisation has proved to be the objection that, even if they were morally acceptable in certain 'hard cases', voluntary euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide could not be effectively controlled; society.

    Euthanasia and Ethics The philosophical theories and ethics of two philosophers, Aristotle and Kant, offer two differing views on the morality of euthanasia. Margaret P. Battin’s “Euthanasia: The Way We Do It, the Way They Do It” offers three countries’ perspectives on and laws regarding euthanasia and/or physician assisted suicide, as. During , one of the top-selling books in America was Final Exit written by Derek Humphry. Humphry, co-founder of the National Hemlock Society (a right-to-die group), wrote the book to advocate the moral appropriateness of suicide and active euthanasia and to instruct people in .


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The Ethics of Euthanasia by Nancy Harris Download PDF EPUB FB2

[1,2] The Euthanasia Laws Act denied states the power to legislate to permit euthanasia or assisted suicide. [1] There have been a number of attempts in various Australian states, over the past decade and more recently, to legislate for euthanasia and assisted suicide, but all have failed to date, owing to a majority consensus against.

: At Issue Series - The Ethics of Euthanasia (hardcover edition) (): Leone, Daniel A.: BooksFormat: Hardcover. In Aiming to Kill, Biggar attempts to review as judiciously as possible the main lines of argument for and against the moral and legal permissibility of euthanasia and assisted suicide.

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Contains ten essays in which the authors present a wide range of viewpoints about the issue of euthanasia; and includes a bibliography and an annotated list of relevant organizations.

This book provides novel perspectives on the ethical justifiability of assisted dying. Seeking to go beyond traditional debates on topics such as the value of human life and questions surrounding inte New Directions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia | SpringerLink Skip to. Synopsis Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governing the ending of life in England and Wales is unclear, confused and often contradictory.

The book shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying the rules are also diverse and conflicting. This book provides novel perspectives on the ethical justifiability of assisted dying. Seeking to go beyond traditional debates on topics such as the value of human life and questions surrounding intention and causation, this volume promises to shift the terrain of the ethical debates about assisted.

'Euthanasia, Ethics and Public Policy is a meticulous, highly readable, and profoundly disturbing examination of the merits of the slippery slope arguments. John Keown's book is essential reading for everyone interested in the AD [Assisted Dying] debate (which should be all of us) - Cited by:   One thought on “ The Ethics Of Euthanasia ” NeuroNotes says: 10/12/ at am My step-mother and 2 uncles spent the last weeks of their life experiencing horrific suffering.

To deny someone death with dignity is, IMO, inhumane, to say the least. You have made many excellent points in this superb post, such as this.

Code of Medical Ethics Opinion Euthanasia is the administration of a lethal agent by another person to a patient for the purpose of relieving the patient’s intolerable and incurable suffering. It is understandable, though tragic, that some patients in extreme duress—such as those suffering from a terminal, painful, debilitating illness.

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: There Is an Alternative By Ledger, Sylvia Dianne Ethics & Medicine, Vol. 23, No. 2, Summer PR PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).

The ethics of euthanasia — First published in Subjects Moral and ethical aspects, Right to die, Right to Die, Assisted suicide, Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia, Ethics, Juvenile literaturePages: 1. Euthanasia Introduction. 1 There is an old adage that only two things in life are certain — death and taxes.

While the morality of the latter would be an interesting topic itself (and you may look to issues discussed in Chapter 8 for some inspiration), it is the morality of an issue connected to the former that draws the focus of this : Mark Dimmock, Andrew Fisher.

This book articulates an African conception of dignity in the light of the salient axiological category of personhood in African cultures. It Articulates a personhood-based theory of dignity, and applies this theory to select bioethical issues: abortion and euthanasia.

The literature on euthanasia and suicide is substantial and ever growing. In his book Aiming to kill, Nigel Biggar, a theologian, adds to this something that is hard to come across, in a concise but comprehensive book explores the theological basis of the sanctity of life doctrine: rather than merely asserting what the doctrine demands, simply citing as authority that it is a.

This book provides the general reader (who need have no expertise in philosophy, law or medicine) with a lucid introduction to this central question in the debate, not least by reviewing the Dutch euthanasia Cited by:   Some believe it is ethical to end the life of terminally ill patients in order to relieve their suffering.

Others insist that taking a life is always and affront to God an nature. Authors in this though-provoking anthology explore the complex issues of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.

Read more Read lessAuthor: Nancy Harris. “This book compiles information from the vast literature on euthanasia and elicits four general themes found in current and past arguments for and against physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia. intended for scholars in disciplines contributing to the literature on physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, including medical professionals, ethicists, philosophers, theologians, and Brand: Springer International Publishing.

The Ethics of Euthanasia (Part One) Tweet. The book Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics recently found its way into my hands. It's a decent collection of essays on topics ranging from abortion, to capital punishment, to world hunger.

As might be expected from a debate book, it adopts a “pro” and “anti” format. Books shelved as euthanasia: Mercy by Jodi Picoult, Me Before You by Jojo Moyes, The Giver by Lois Lowry, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Stor.Joseph Francis Fletcher (Ap in Newark, New Jersey - Octo in Charlottesville, Virginia) was an American professor who founded the theory of situational ethics in the s, and was a pioneer in the field of er was a leading academic proponent of the potential benefits of abortion, infanticide, euthanasia, eugenics, and cloning.An opposing viewpoints series Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Euthanasia can be ethical / Arthur Rifkin -- Euthanasia can never be justified / J.

Budziszewski -- Patients' wishes regarding euthanasia should be respected / Peter B. Terry and Karen A. Korzick -- The sanctity of life must always be respected / Beverly LaHaye -- Euthanasia is consistent with Christian.