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Title:
Understanding assisted suicide : nine issues to consider
Author:
Mitchell, John B. (John Barry), 1944-
Publication Information:
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
x, 221 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Cultural arguments that assisted suicide is always wrong -- Religious arguments for maintaining that suicide is morally "wrong" -- Utilitarian arguments against suicide -- The slippery slope phenomenon -- My path turns: looking at autonomy and moral claims to the right to assisted suicide -- Act utilitarianism as a moral basis for justifying assisted suicide -- The moral claim justifying physician-assisted suicide with the combination of autonomy and mercy -- Law and assisted suicide -- The question of whether legislatures should or should not legalize physician-assisted suicide.
ISBN:
9780472099962

9780472069965
Format :
Book

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