Euthanasia: Choice and Death

Euthanasia: Choice and Death

By: Gail Tulloch (author)Paperback

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Euthanasia has become increasingly contentious as populations age, and medical and scientific advances continue to transform and extend life. Euthanasia - Choice and Death examines the key philosophical arguments that have underpinned thinking and practice up till now: The centrality of choice to our notion of the human being; The challenge of changes to our concept of death in the face of medical, scientific and technological advances. Gail Tulloch develops a conception of dignity that does not depend on religious assumptions and can promote a broad ethical consensus in a liberal democracy. Examination of landmark cases and the approaches adopted by key countries - the USA, the UK, the Netherlands, and Australia - ground the book.

About Author

Gail Tulloch is Research Fellow and Director of the research programme in Biomedical Ethics and Regulation at the Griffith University.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780748622474
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 198
  • ID: 9780748622474
  • ISBN10: 0748622470

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