Description - Physician Assisted Suicide by Margaret P. Battin
A collection of essays addressing the issues and advancing the discussion on the much debated subject of physician assisted suicide. By offering views from a range of disciplines - including bioethics, law, medicine and religion - it draws attention to the variety of questions to be addressed, such as: should assistance in suicide be confined to the terminally ill, or should any rational person be able to ask for a doctor's help in ending life? Everyone concerned with the personal, psychological, medical, social, religious, and legal dimensions of physician assisted suicide should find this book of interest.
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Author Biography - Margaret P. Battin
Margaret P. Battin is Professor of Philosophy and Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Ethics at the University of Utah. She is the author of numerous books, including, The Least Worst Death (1994). Rosamond Rhodes is Director of Bioethics Education and Associate Professor of Medical Education at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, CUNY. Anita Silvers is Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University.