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Author Battin, M. Pabst.

Title Ending life : ethics and the way we die / Margaret Pabst Battin.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  179.7 B322e 2005    ---  Available
Description viii, 344 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : ending life : the way we do it, the way we could do it -- pt. I. Dilemmas about dying. 1. Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide -- 2. Euthanasia : the way we do it, the way they do it -- 3. Going early, going late : the rationality of decisions about physician-assisted suicide in AIDS -- 4. Is a physician ever obligated to help a patient die? -- 5. Case consultation : Scott Ames, a man giving up on himself -- 6. Robeck -- pt. II. Historical, religious, and cultural concerns. 7. Collecting the primary texts : sources on the ethics of suicide -- 8. July 4, 1826 : explaining the same-day deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson (and what could this mean for bioethics?) -- 9. High risk religion : informed consent in faith healing, serpent handling, and refusing medical treatment -- 10. Terminal procedure -- 11. The ethics of self-sacrifice : what's wrong with suicide bombing? -- pt. III. Dilemmas about dying in a global future. 12. Genetic information and knowing when you will die -- 13. Extra long life : ethical aspects of increased life span -- 14. Global life expectancies and international justice : a reemergence of the duty to die? -- 15. New life in the assisted-death debate : scheduled drugs versus NuTech -- 16. Empirical research in bioethics : the method of "oppositional collaboration" -- 17. Safe, legal, rare? : physician-assisted suicide and cultural change in the future.
Subject Assisted suicide -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Euthanasia -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Death -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Ethics, Medical.
Euthanasia -- ethics.
Right to Die.
Suicide, Assisted.
ISBN 0195140265
0195140273 (pbk.)
Standard No. 9780195140262
NLGGC 263735389

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