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Profile: Gavin Fairbairn (Leeds Metropolitan University)
  1. Gavin J. Fairbairn & Gavin Fairbairn (1995). Contemplating Suicide: The Language and Ethics of Self-Harm. Routledge.
    Suicide is devastating. It is an assault on our ideas of what living is about. In Contemplating Suicide Gavin Fairbairn takes fresh look at suicidal self harm. His view is distinctive in not emphasising external facts: the presence or absence of a corpse, along with evidence that the person who has become a corpse, intended to do so. It emphasises the intentions that the person had in acting, rather than the consequences that follow from those actions. Much of (...)
     
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    Gavin J. Fairbairn (1991). Complexity and the Value of Lives—Some Philosophical Dangers for Mentally Handicapped People. Journal of Applied Philosophy 8 (2):211-217.
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  3. Gavin J. Fairbairn (2002). Brain Transplants and the Orthodox View of Personhood. In R.N. Fisher (ed.), Suffering, Death, and Identity. New York: Rodopi
     
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  4. Gavin J. Fairbairn & Gavin Fairbairn (2003). Contemplating Suicide: The Language and Ethics of Self-Harm. Routledge.
    Suicide is devastating. It is an assault on our ideas of what living is about. In Contemplating Suicide Gavin Fairbairn takes fresh look at suicidal self harm. His view is distinctive in not emphasising external facts: the presence or absence of a corpse, along with evidence that the person who has become a corpse, intended to do so. It emphasises the intentions that the person had in acting, rather than the consequences that follow from those actions. Much of (...)
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  5. Gavin J. Fairbairn (1987). Voluntary Euthanasia: Experts Debate the Right to Die A. B. Downing & Barbara Smoker. [REVIEW] Journal of Applied Philosophy 4 (2):247.
     
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