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Author Mitchell, John B. (John Barry), 1944-

Title Understanding assisted suicide : nine issues to consider / John B. Mitchell.

Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  179.7 M694u 2007    ---  Available
Description x, 221 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-210) and index.
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.
Subject Assisted suicide.
Terminal care -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Suicide, Assisted -- ethics -- Autobiography.
ISBN 9780472069965 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0472069969 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780472099962 (cloth : alk. paper)
0472099965 (cloth : alk. paper)

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