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  1. Dennis Plaisted (2013). An Undignified Side of Death with Dignity Legislation. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 23 (3):201-228.
    In recent years, Oregon and Washington have enacted so-called Death with Dignity (DWD) statutes that permit patients whose doctors certify that they have less than six months to live to commit suicide with the aid of a physician.1 The laws allow a doctor, upon the patient’s request, to prescribe a lethal dosage of drugs, which the patient then self-administers.2 Oregon’s law went into effect in 1997, and over five hundred terminal patients have ended their lives pursuant to it since then (...)
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  2. Dennis Plaisted (2008). Professional Ethics and the Verdict. Teaching Ethics 8 (2):43-56.
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  3. Dennis Plaisted (2007). The Ethics of Appropriating Evil. Teaching Ethics 7 (2):1-23.
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  4. Dennis Plaisted (2004). Reply to Cover. The Leibniz Review 14:109-113.
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  5. Dennis Plaisted (2003). Leibniz's Argument for Primitive Concepts. Journal of the History of Philosophy 41 (3):329-341.
    : On its face, Leibniz's argument for primitive concepts seems to imply that unless we can analyze non-primitive concepts into their primitive constituents, we cannot grasp them. This implication, together with Leibniz's belief that we do conceive of some non-primitive concepts, entails that we can analyze some non-primitive concepts into their primitive components. However, Leibniz claims elsewhere that we are incapable of doing this. To resolve this inconsistency, I argue that, for Leibniz, grasping a concept is not an all-or-nothing affair; (...)
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  6. Dennis Plaisted (2002). Leibniz on Purely Extrinsic Denominations. University of Rochester Press.