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Choosing to Die: Elective Death and Multiculturalism / Edition 1

Choosing to Die: Elective Death and Multiculturalism / Edition 1

by C. G. Prado
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ISBN-13: 9780521697583
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/31/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

C. G. Prado is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Queen's University in Canada. He has published many books, most recently Searle and Foucault on Truth and A House Divided: Comparing Analytic and Continental Philosophy (ed.).

Table of Contents

Preface     ix
Setting the Stage     1
Criteria for Rational Suicide     26
Clarifying and Revising the Criteria     47
Application Issues     65
What Standards?     88
Relativism and Cross-Cultural Assessment     111
The Role of Religion     135
Assessment Latitude     158
The Realities of Cross-Cultural Assessment     179
Works Cited     205
Index     209

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