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5 edition of Euthanasia and the Right to Die found in the catalog.

Euthanasia and the Right to Die

A Pro/Con Issue

by Renee C. Rebman

  • 159 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Philosophy,
  • Social Science - General,
  • Euthanasia,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Right to die

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10936882M
    ISBN 100766018164
    ISBN 109780766018167

    Buy Euthanasia & right to die books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. Euthanasia and assisted suicide are the major moral issues of the day, but they have a murky past - as this brilliant book by Professor Wyatt shows. He explodes the popular myths behind the campaign for 'assisted dying' and proposes a better : John Wyatt.

    The Right to Die — Understanding Euthanasia Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Medical Ethics 13(3) September with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Historical perspective --Euthanasia's Nazi "albatross" --The s --The early s --Significant developments, late s to --An upsurge in mercy killing and double suicide --The handicapped and euthanasia --The right-to-life viewpoint --Euthanasia in the Netherlands --Euthanasia and hospice --High technology: a.

    Socially-assisted death --Death and dignity --Death becomes him --Dissecting the language of death --The right to die --Abusing autonomy to death --The myth of regulating assisted suicide --Inescapably involuntary euthanasia --The role of physicians at the end of life --Medical issues at the end of life --Loving individuals in final transition. Kevorkian believed that access to assisted suicide and euthanasia is a fundamental human right that should be available to any competent person wanting to die.


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Euthanasia and the Right to Die by Renee C. Rebman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Here, euthanasia and the right to die are examined in the context of the social, legal, and religious settings of a wide range of countries. The authors employ public opinion data, where available, to illustrate the great disparity between approval of physician-assisted suicide Cited by: The Right to Die: Understanding Euthanasia Paperback – June 1, by Derek Humphry (Author)Cited by: 3.

The right to Euthanasia and the Right to Die book Understanding euthanasia Hardcover – January 1, by Derek Humphry (Author)/5(3). Right to Die and Euthanasia (Library in a Book): Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by: 3.

Here, euthanasia and the right to die are examined in the context of the social, legal, and religious settings of a wide range of countries. The authors employ public opinion data, where available. Euthanasia: The "Right to Die" Issue (Issues in Focus) Library Binding – July 1, by Daniel Jussim (Author)Author: Daniel Jussim.

She looks at the right to die issue from multiple angles and from her experience of caring for her dying father. The book is 25 years old and this is the updated version. The author is obviously against euthanasia, which she refers to as assisted suicide or a type of by: 1. The United States, and indeed the Western world, is bitterly divided on the issues of the right to die and euthanasia.

This work provides an overview of the history of this topic, as well as the opinions surrounding it, ranging from the trial of Socrates in ancient Greece to the battle over the fate of Terri Schiavo in Florida.5/5(2).

Arguing Euthanasia: The Controversy Over Mercy Killing, Assisted Suicide, And The "Right To Die" Paperback – October 1, by Jonathan Moreno (Author)Cited by: Freedom to Die: People, Politics, and the Right-to-Die Movement, Let Me Die Before I Wake, a Supplement to Final Exit, The Good Euthanasia Guide: Where, what, and who in.

“A persuasive remedy to PAS and euthanasia - from both a common sense and Christian perspective” (Review written for 'Right to Die. (ebook)') Timely, clear, persuasive. A fantastic resource explaining the rationale for physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia and why they are Author: John Wyatt.

Focus on Science and Society focuses on key ethical issues raised by groundbreaking scientific and technological advancements in today's society. This series looks at the importance, relevance, and morality of issues that fill today's headlines.

It presents the basic scientific and technological terms, concepts, theories, and research behind these debates and emphasizes the need for ethical Reviews: 1.

Derek Humphry is a British-born American journalist, author and principal founder in of the Hemlock Society USA and past president of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies, both of which support the notion of decriminalization of voluntary euthanasia.4/5.

The right to die: understanding euthanasia User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Authors Humphrey and Wickett, members of the Hemlock Society, discuss euthanasia. In this book, Joni Eareckson Tada does not give us a list of rules for deciding when it is time to die.

What she does is just the opposite. She exposes the fact that there are no clear-cut rules while emphasizing the point that life always has dignity and that God has a purpose for every person he has gifted with life/5.

The proliferation of life-prolonging technology in recent years has made the controversy over the "right to die" and physician-assisted suicide one of the most explosive medical and ethical issues of our day. Jack Kevorkian's "suicide machine" has commanded front-page coverage for several years, while in Oregon passed a measure allowing the terminally ill to/5.

Euthanasia and the right to die. [Bethesda, Md.]: Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, [] (OCoLC) Get this from a library.

Euthanasia and the right to die. [Lisa Firth;] -- Euthanasia - compassionately-motivated killing - is illegal in the UK, but that does not necessarily make it unethical. Those in favour of euthanasia argue that it allows the terminally ill to die.

Perhaps the most pressing ethical medical dilemma concerns whether an individual has the right to die. Euthanasia, or mercy killing, means the deliberate killing of a patient who is terminally ill and/or in severe and chronic pain. More recently, “physician‐assisted suicide” has superseded the term euthanasia as terminally ill patients.

The proliferation of life-prolonging technology in recent years has made the controversy over the "right to die" and physician-assisted suicide one of the most explosive medical and ethical issues of our day.

Jack Kevorkian's "suicide machine" has commanded front-page coverage for several years, while in Oregon passed a measure allowing the terminally ill to obtain lethal 4/5(1). Terminal choices: euthanasia, suicide, and the right to die User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Beginning with an unargued for and frankly Christian perspective that life is a gift from God, Wennberg argues that suicide and euthanasia are generally immoral.Filed under: Right to die -- New York (State) When Death Is Sought: Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia in the Medical Context, by New York State Task Force on Life and the Law (HTML at ) Filed under: Right to die -- United States -- Decision making.COVID Resources.

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