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The end of life : euthanasia and morality

Author: James Rachels
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.
Series: Studies in bioethics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author examines the ethics of euthanasia, and proposes a new moral code. ...an important and cogent contribution to the overall debate...'___ Church Times .

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Rachels, James, 1941-2003.
End of life.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)557659749
Online version:
Rachels, James, 1941-2003.
End of life.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)609210095
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Rachels
ISBN: 019217746X 9780192177469 0192860704 9780192860705
OCLC Number: 12285487
Description: vii, 204 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The Western tradition --
The sanctity of life --
Death and evil --
'Innocent humans' --
Suicide and euthanasia --
Debunking irrelevant distinctions --
Active and passive euthanasia --
Further reflections on killing and letting die --
The morality of euthanasia --
Legalizing euthanasia.
Series Title: Studies in bioethics.
Responsibility: James Rachels.
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