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Euthanasia : opposing viewpoints

Author: James D Torr
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, 2000.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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- Current book and periodical bibliographies- Lists of organizations to contact- Critical thinking activities and discussion questions- Illustrations, inserts, and cartoons- Titles continually revised and updated- Biographical sketch of authors- Paper and durable library bindings.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Euthanasia.
San Diego : Greenhaven Press, 2000
(OCoLC)741464002
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James D Torr
ISBN: 0737701269 9780737701265 0737701277 9780737701272
OCLC Number: 41580361
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Voluntary euthanasia is ethical / Derek Humphry --
Voluntary euthanasia is unethical / Daniel P. Sulmasy --
Euthanasia violates Christian beliefs / Michigan Catholic Conference --
Euthanasia does not violate Christian beliefs / John Shelby Spong --
Voluntary euthanasia shows compassion for the dying / Marcia Angell --
Arguments for euthanasia are unconvincing / International Anti-Euthanasia Task Force --
Voluntary euthanasia should be legalized / Faye J. Girsh --
Voluntary euthanasia should not be legalized / Yale Kamisar --
Legalized euthanasia in the Netherlands has not harmed Dutch society / Ellen Goodman --
Legalized euthanasia in the Netherlands has harmed Dutch society / Terry Golway --
Hospice care can make assisted suicide unnecessary / Joe Loconte --
Dying patients should have access to both hospice care and assisted suicide / Timothy E. Quill --
Legalizing euthanasia would lead to involuntary killing / James Thornton --
Legalizing euthanasia would not lead to involuntary killing / Gerald A. Larue --
Legalizing voluntary euthanasia would threaten the disabled / Diane Coleman --
Legalizing voluntary euthanasia would not threaten the disabled / Hemlock Society --
Safeguards cannot prevent abuse of legalized euthanasia / Herbert Hendin --
Safeguards can prevent abuse of legalized euthanasia / Part I: David Orentlicher, Part II: Robert Young --
Assisted suicide is an ethically acceptable practice for physicians / Kenneth Cauthen --
Assisted suicide is not an ethically acceptable practice for physicians / Lonnie R. Bristow --
Physicians should be legally permitted to assist in suicide / Derek Humphry and Mary Clement --
Physicians should not be legally permitted to assist in suicide / Leon R. Kass and Nelson Lund.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: James Torr, editor.

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- Current book and periodical bibliographies- Lists of organizations to contact- Critical thinking activities and discussion questions- Illustrations, inserts, and cartoons- Titles continually revised and updated- Biographical sketch of authors- Paper and durable library bindings.

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