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Ethical issues in death and dying / edited by Tom L. Beauchamp, Seymour Perlin.

; Perlin, Seymour
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1978] .
ISBN 0132901145, 9780132901147

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Other Authors Beauchamp, Tom L.
Perlin, Seymour.
Subjects Death -- Proof and certification.
Décès -- Constatation.
Droit à la mort.
Ethics, Medical.
Ethische aspecten.
Right to die -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Soins en phase terminale -- Aspect moral.
Suicide -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Terminal Care.
Terminal care -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Description x, 368 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-368).
Also issued online.
Contents Definitions of brain death / Peter McL. Black -- A definition of irreversible coma / Report of the ad hoc committee of the Harvard Medical School to examine the definition of brain death -- Defining death anew: technical and ethical problems / Robert M. Veatch -- Life, death, and the irreversibly comatose / Robert L. Schwager -- Against the stream: comments on the definition and redefinition of death / Hans Jonas -- A statutory definition of the standards for determining human death: an appraisal and a proposal / Alexander M. Capron and Leon R. Kass -- Defining death anew: policy options / Robert M. Veatch -- Suicide / Joseph Margolis -- What is suicide? / Tom L. Beauchamp -- Whether it is lawful to kill oneself / St. Thomas Aquinas -- On suicide / David Hume -- An analysis of Hume and Aquinas on suicide / Tom L. Beauchamp -- The morality and rationality of suicide / Richard B. Brandt -- The ethics of suicide / Thomas S. Szasz.
Medical diagnosis: our right to know the truth / Joseph Fletcher -- Truth and the physician / Bernard C. Meyer -- On (only) caring for the dying / Paul Ramsey -- Orders not to resuscitate / Mitchell T. Rabkin, Gerald Gillerman, and Nancy R. Rice -- Informed consent and the dying patient / Charles H. Montange -- Unauthorized rendition of lifesaving medical treatment / Kenney F. Hegland -- A patient's decision to decline life-saving medical treatment: bodily integrity versus the preservation of life / Norman L. Cantor -- Euthanasia legislation: some nonreligious objections / Yale Kamisar -- Euthanasia legislation: a rejoinder to the nonreligious objections / Glanville Williams -- Active and passive euthanasia / James Rachels -- A reply to Rachels on active and passive euthanasia / Tom L. Beauchamp -- Passive euthanasia of defective newborn infants: legal and moral considerations / John A. Robertson and Norman Fost.
Medicine and the concept of person / H. Tristram Engelhardt -- Opinion in the matter of Karen Quinlan / Robert Muir -- In the matter of Karen Quinlan / C.J. Hughes -- Natural death act / State of California -- Legislation and the living will / Richard A. McCormick and André E. Hellegers -- Death and the meaning of life / Leo Tolstoy -- An absurd reasoning / Albert Camus -- The meaning of life / Richard Taylor -- Nothing matters / R.M. Hare -- The absurd / Thomas Nagel -- Death / Joseph Margolis.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3481429
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