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Intending death : the ethics of assisted suicide and euthanasia

  • Beauchamp, Tom L.
  • Prentice Hall
  • 1996
Intending death : the ethics of assisted suicide and euthanasia
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    Intending death : the ethics of assisted suicide and euthanasia / edited by Tom L. Beauchamp.
  • Publication
    Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1996.
  • Author
    Beauchamp, Tom L.
  • Phy Desc.
    vi, 234 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Bibliography
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents Note
    1. Intending death: the structure of the problem and proposed solutions - 2. Criteria that make intentional killing unjustified: morally unjustified acts of killing that have been sometimes declared justified - 3. What makes intentional killing unjustified? - 4. Intention, foresight, and killing - 5. Causal responsibility and moral culpability - 6. Withdrawal of treatment versus killing of patients - 7. Killing and letting die: some comments - 8. The right to refuse treatment - 9. Borderline cases of morally justified taking life in medicine - 10. The physician's role in killing and the intentional withdrawal of treatment - 11. The place of intention in the moral assessment of assisted suicide and active euthanasia - 12. Management at the end of life: a dialogue about intending death - 13. Should some morally acceptable actions of killing and letting die be legally prohibited and punished? - 14. Intending or permitting death in order to conserve resources - 15. On permitting death in order to conserve resources - 16. Suggested supplementary readings.
  • Topical Term
    Suicide, Assisted
    Euthanasia
  • ISBN
    0131995553
  • Language
    English

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