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Choosing to Die : Elective Death and Multiculturalism.

Author: C G Prado
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prado addresses the question of whether it is rational to end one's life in order to escape devastating terminal illness.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C G Prado
ISBN: 9780511386077 0511386079 1281254711 9781281254719
OCLC Number: 437204527
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 Setting the Stage; 2 Criteria for Rational Suicide; 3 Clarifying and Revising the Criteria; 4 Application Issues; 5 What Standards?; 6 Relativism and Cross-Cultural Assessment; 7 The Role of Religion; 8 Assessment Latitude; 9 The Realities of Cross-Cultural Assessment; Works Cited; Index.

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Prado addresses the question of whether it is rational to end one's life in order to escape devastating terminal illness.

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