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The Right to Die Debate

A Documentary History (Primary Documents in American History and Contemporary Issues)

by Marjorie B. Zucker

  • 42 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Human rights,
  • Social history,
  • Euthanasia,
  • Terminal Care Medicine,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Constitutional,
  • Ethics,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Death,
  • History,
  • Right to die,
  • Social aspects,
  • Sources

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419827M
    ISBN 100313305226
    ISBN 109780313305221

      The right-to-die debate has gone on for centuries, playing out most recently as a spectacle of protest surrounding figures such as Terry Schiavo. In&#;Deconstructing Dignity, Scott Cutler Shershow offers a powerful new way of thinking about it philosophically. Focusing on the Pages:   Expanding the Right to Die. Some readers who commented on a Room for Debate forum about the dismal state of elder care said they wanted to .

    The Right to Die? book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Mark Blocher traces the movement's history from the legalization of abortion to the present debate. He presents alternatives and shows readers how they can help protect the sanctity of life. Start your review of The Right to Die?: Caring Alternatives to /5(3).   Friday's debate on assisted dying will be one of the most moving ever held in the House of Lords. Here is what some of the speakers intend to say during the debate, after the Prime Minister.

    Rehm's new book captures both sides of the aid in dying debate, including interviews with physicians, terminally ill patients and : Chance Seales. The right to die is the right to decide whether one will die (when one could continue living). If the right to life were only a right to decide to continue living and did not also include a right to decide not to continue living, then it would be a duty to live rather than a right to life. The idea that there is Author: D. Benatar.


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The Right to Die Debate: A Documentary History (Primary Documents in American History and Contemporary Issues) Hardcover – Octo by Marjorie B. Zucker (Author)Cited by: 4. The latest entry in the Issue and Debate series concisely examines the moral and ethical aspects of an individual's right to die, euthanasia, and assisted suicide.

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Rapid changes in medical care and in society's attitudes about death have made the right-to-die debate a timely topic, but its roots can be traced back to the founding of this country. High school and college students can explore the history of this debate through this unique collection of primary documents.

Rapid changes in medical care and in society's attitudes about death have made the right-to-die debate a timely topic, but its roots can be traced back to the founding of this country. High school and college students can explore the history of this debate through this unique collection of primary documents.

Government reports, court cases, statements from religious groups, and many other. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Natural Right to Die: Twenty-Three Centuries of Debate (Contributions in Legal Studies Book ).

A Natural Right to Die: Twenty-Three Centuries of Debate (Contributions in Legal Studies Book ) - Kindle edition by Manufacturer: Praeger. Excerpt. This book was written to develop a new approach to the “right to die” debate. It is hoped that if readers can be provided with the foundation needed to understand the historical basis upon which the claim of such a right can be based, as well as the main points that support and oppose the legalization of the “right to die,”.

A Natural Right to Die: Twenty-three Centuries of Debate. While other books deal with the contemporary issue of the right to die, no attempt has been made to demonstrate substantially the historic nature of this question beyond the borders of the United States. Cohen-Almagor's book is a complete, interdisciplinary discussion of the right to die with dignity.

It may be of great interest to people coming from different experiences. Its language and methodology make it accessible to wide range of by: subject of the book is the right to die.

The right-to-die debate dis-appears in his history of natural law, like two books on separate topics that have merged. Instead, the author might have shed light on the subject by paralleling other national dilemmas-such as the eighteenth- Author: Beth Eisendrath.

Get this book in print. ; vegetative persistent vegetative person physician recommends physician-­assisted suicide removed requires respirator right to die right to privacy right-­to-­die debate role Schindler slippery slope society state’s statutes suffering suicide and euthanasia terminally ill Terri Schiavo Thanatron.

“Right to Die”. Although the popular term “right to die” has been used to describe the debate over end-of-life decisions, the underlying issues include a variety of legal concepts, some distinct and some overlapping.

For instance, “right to die” could include issues of suicide, passive euthanasia (allowing a person to die by refusal.

The Right to Die Debate: A Survey1 In the present article the concept of the right to die will be analyzed in English and American literature between and The concept of "right to die" is frequently discussed in the literature on euthanasia and physician-assisted : Rosangela Barcaro.

The Right to Die Debate: A Documentary History provides an opportunity for the reader to participate in the debate by clarifying his or her own tliinking about this challenging subject and preparing to share that thinking in private and public conversations.

is — As each new issue is "Where am I on this — raised in the text, the reader issue?". This is a cracking book that lays out all the issues in the ‘assisted-suicide’ debate compassionately and with crystal clarity. It’s a road map showing the source of the euthanasia movement and the desire for control and choice that drives campaigners, and the disturbing Author: John Wyatt.

Proponents of physician-assisted suicide say that it gives those suffering from terminal illnesses a right to die with dignity. They argue that in the face of a terminal illness where the prospect of unbearable pain, diminished quality of life, inevitable suffering, and death are all imminent realities.

A Natural Right to Die: Twenty-Three Centuries of Debate (Contributions in Legal Studies) Raymond A. Whiting While other books deal with the contemporary issue of the right to die, no attempt has been made to demonstrate substantially the historic nature of. The right to die is an often-assigned topic for school essays, debates, and panel discussions.

This volume, therefore, would be quite useful in school libraries. Focus on Science and Society focuses on key ethical issues raised by groundbreaking scientific and technological advancements in today's society. This series looks at the importance, relevance, and morality of issues that fill today's headlines.

It presents the basic scientific and technological terms, concepts, theories, and research behind these debates and emphasizes the need for ethical Reviews: 1. The right to live logically implies the right to die If you have the right to own a computer that means that you have the right to destroy it if you so desire.

If you have the right to voluntarily live, then that life is truly yours only insofar you also have the corollary right to voluntarily give it up.

“Deconstructing Dignity is an excellent book. It is well conceived and wonderfully executed. It not only intervenes in this particular debate on the right to die but takes up important and long-standing concepts and problems in the history of philosophy and culture; it dismantles vapid truisms and opens onto the possibility of a thought of life—and death—that is not always already lost.Synopsis Rapid changes in medical care and in society's attitudes about death have made the right-to-die debate a timely topic, but its roots can be traced back to the founding of this country.

High school and college students can explore the history of this debate through this unique collection of .The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial issue. Each volume includes both primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives -- eyewitnesses, scientific journals, government officials and many others.

Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations to contact offer a gateway to further research.