Killing, Letting Die, and Euthanasia

Analysis 40 (4):224 - (1980)
Death is not always an evil for the person who dies. The implication for euthanasia is clear-cut. When death counts as a good for someone, directly killing the person would be no worse, and might be better, than merely allowing her to die.
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