Ethics of Euthanasia

Ethics of Euthanasia

by David M. Haugen, Nancy Harris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0737721855

ISBN-13: 9780737721850

Pub. Date: 04/17/2009

Publisher: Gale Group

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780737721850
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
04/17/2009
Series:
At Issue Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
91
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction6
1.No Ethical Difference Exists Between Active and Passive Euthanasia9
2.An Ethical Difference Exists Between Active and Passive Euthanasia13
3.Suicide by the Terminally Ill Is Justified16
4.Suicide by the Terminally Ill Is Not Justified19
5.Physician-Assisted Suicide Should Be Legalized24
6.Physicians Should Never Participate in Euthanasia31
7.Withdrawing Life Support from the Terminally Ill Is Ethically Acceptable36
8.Religions Sometimes Approve of Euthanasia41
9.The Media's Positive Portrayal of Euthanasia Is Harmful47
10.Legalized Euthanasia in the Netherlands Raises Serious Ethical Concerns56
11.Advances in Medical Technology Have Complicated End-of-Life Decisions60
Organizations to Contact68
Bibliography71
Index74

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