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Ending life : ethics and the way we die

Author: M Pabst Battin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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This is a collection of articles covering a wide range of topics in the area of bioethics and end-of-life issues, centering on issues of withdrawing or withholding treatment, physician assisted suicides and euthanasia.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Pabst Battin
ISBN: 9780195140262 0195140265 9780195140279 0195140273
OCLC Number: 60647615
Description: viii, 344 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : ending life: the way we do it, the way we could do it --
Part 1 : dilemmas about dying --
Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide --
Euthanasia: the way we do it, the way they do it --
Going early, going late: the rationality of decisions about physician-assisted suicide in AIDS --
Is a physician ever obligated to help a patient die? --
Case consultation: Scott Ames, a man giving up on himself --
Robeck --
Part II : historical, religious, and cultural concerns --
Collecting the primary texts: sources on ethics of suicide --
July 4, 1826: explaining the same-day deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson (and what could this mean for bioethics?) --
High risk religion: informed consent in faith healing, serpent handling, and refusing medical treatment --
Terminal procedure --
The ethics of self-sacrifice: what's wrong with suicide bombing? --
Part III : dilemmas about dying in a global future --
Genetic information and knowing when you will die --
Extra long life: ethical aspects of increased life span --
Global life expectancies and international justice: a reemergence of the duty to die? --
New life in the assisted-death debate: scheduled drugs versus NuTech --
Empirical research in bioethics: the method of "oppositional collaboration" --
Safe, legal, rare? Physician-assisted suicide and cultural change in the future.
Responsibility: Margaret Pabst Battin.

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A sequel to the author's 1994 volume "The Least Worst Death". This work covers a range of topics, including suicide prevention, AIDS, suicide bombing, serpent-handling and other religious practices  Read more...

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"Margaret Pabst Battin is one of the most intelligent writers on medical ethics."-Studies in Christian Ethics "She does what analytically trained philosophers do best, namely, provide illuminating Read more...

 
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