Medically Assisted Death
By (author) Robert Young
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Medically Assisted Death by Robert Young
Book DescriptionDoes a competent person suffering from a terminal illness or enduring an otherwise burdensome existence, who considers his life no longer of value but is incapable of ending it, have a right to be helped to die? Should someone for whom further medical treatment would be futile be allowed to die regardless of expressing a preference to be given all possible treatment? These are some of the questions that are asked and answered in this wide-ranging discussion of both the morality of medically assisted death and the justifiability of making certain instances legal. A case is offered in support of the moral and legal permissibility of specified instances of medically assisted death, along with responses to the main objections that have been levelled against it. The philosophical argument is bolstered by empirical evidence from The Netherlands and Oregon where voluntary euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide are already legal.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521706162
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A wide-ranging discussion of the morality and legality of medically assisted death.
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Author Biography - Robert Young
Robert Young is Reader in Philosophy at La Trobe University.
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