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1st Edition

Death And Decision

Edited By

Ernan Mc Mullin

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ISBN 9780367167325
July 29, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
168 Pages

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Book Description

This book discusses the moral, medical, legal, and economic issues that demand the sensitive attention of doctors, theologians, philosophers, social workers and lawyers, whose work brings them in contact with the kind of decision the voluntary termination of life represents. .

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Definitions of Death: Where to Draw the Lines and Why 2. What is the Function of Medicine? 3. Psychosocial Factors in Coping with Dying 4. Strategic Relationships in Dying 5. The Right to Die Garrulously 6. Euthanasia 7. The Right to Die and the Obligation to Care: Allowing to Die, Killing for Mercy, and Suicide 8. Demands for Life and Requests for Death: The Judicial Dilemma

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