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Infanticide and the value of life / edited by Marvin Kohl.


Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1978.
ISBN 9780879751005, 0879751002

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Other Authors Kohl, Marvin.
Subjects Euthanasia.
Euthanasie.
Infanticide -- Aspect religieux.
Infanticide -- Religious aspects.
Infanticide.
Kindesmisshandlung.
Kindestòˆtung.
Description 252 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-243) and index.
Summary This book, in the main, is devoted to the question of benevolent infanticide. Its primary purpose is to understand what conditions, if any, warrant allowing or inducing the death of a seriously defective infant. More generally, the debate is concerned with two questions: what are the limits of the value of life? And what moral, legal, or other kinds of protection should be provided for the most helpless and vulnerable of all human beings?
Contents Infanticide and the ethics of loving concern / Joseph Fletcher -- Jewish views on infanticide / Immanuel Jakobovits -- Infanticide as the murder of person / Eike-Henner W. Kluge -- Defective newborns and the morality of termination / Richard Brandt -- Infanticide : an anthropological analysis / Laila Williamson -- Psychology of infanticide resulting from maltreatment / Brandt F. Steele -- Killing and allowing to die / Peter Black -- Deciding the care of defective infants / Raymond S. Duff -- Who should die and who should decide? / Anthony Shaw -- The legal evaluation of infanticide / Glanville Williams -- In defense of the legal prohibition of infanticide / Leonard J. Weber -- Law, morality, and euthanasia for the severely defective child / Arval A. Morris -- Suffering : a Christian view / John Donnelly -- If there's life make it worth living : the quality of life for the infant born with a birth defect / Karen M. Metzler -- Human life : its worth and bringing it to and end / Joseph Margolis -- Nihilism, reason, and the value of life / Stephen Nathanson -- Voluntary death and meaningless existence / Marvin Kohl.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4445384
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