Aiming to Kill: The Ethics of Suicide and Euthanasia

Pilgrim Press (2004)
Abstract
1. The traditional position and the pressures for change. The Western legal tradition -- The Christian ethical hinterland -- The exceptional value of human life -- The justification of taking human life -- Suicide -- Christian ethics, assisted suicide, and voluntary euthanasia -- The cultural pressures for change -- 2. The value of human life -- 3. The morality of acts of killing -- 4. Slippery slopes.
Keywords Euthanasia  Death Moral and ethical aspects  Euthanasia ethics  Christianity  Euthanasia legislation & jurisprudence  Suicide, Assisted ethics  Suicide, Assisted legislation & jurisprudence
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Call number R726.B47 2004
ISBN(s) 0829815031
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