Focuses on the arguments, for and against euthanasia, and the philosophical, political and cross-cultural contexts of this age-old dilemma. Included are case studies of patients and their families who are faced with these harrowing decisions at the end of life, as well as the opinions of the professionals who deal with human suffering daily.In 1974, Daniel C. Maguire wrote a long and persuasive essay in defence of mercy killing which was published in The Atlantic Monthly. It was a courageous piece, not least because Maguire, now professor of moral philosophy at Maquette anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Right to Die|
|Publisher||:||New Holland Australia(AU) - 2003-01-01|