An assessment of some ethical implications of increasing life spans. Taking as a starting point the idea that to increase longevity is a form of medical enhancement, it examines the value of living longer; the means for extending life spans; the consequences of greater longevity for the fair distribution of resources and healthcare in particular.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)|
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Table of ContentsAcknowledgements Introduction Longevity, Technology and Humanistic Values The Misfortune of Death Justifying the Means Longevity and the Problem of Overpopulation Ending Lives Partiality and Equality Longevity and the Good Life Notes Bibliography Index