Philosophy 56 (216):193-202 (1981)

Abstract
The most common view of suicide today is that it is intentional self-killing. 1 Because of the self-killing component, suicide is often described as self-inflicted death or as dying by one's own hand, and the victim is in turn often described as having done himself to death or as having taken his own life. But must one's death be self-inflicted in order to be suicide? The answer, I want to suggest, is arguably no.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1017/S0031819100050038
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 52,768
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Sucide and Self-Starvation.Terence M. O'Keeffe - 1984 - Philosophy 59 (229):349 - 363.
Should Physicians Assist the Reaper?Joram Graf Haber - 1996 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 5 (1):44.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Suicide and Self-Inflicted Death.R. G. Frey - 1981 - Philosophy 56 (216):193 - 202.
Should Physicians Assist the Reaper?Joram Graf Haber - 1996 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 5 (1):44.
A Right to Suicide Does Not Entail a Right to Assisted Death.M. Gunderson - 1997 - Journal of Medical Ethics 23 (1):51-54.
Death's Distinctive Harm.Stephan Blatti - 2012 - American Philosophical Quarterly 49 (4):317-30.
Suicide and Moral Responsibility Under Conditions of Political Oppression.Lori Lea Alward - 1997 - Dissertation, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Did Socrates Commit Suicide?R. G. Frey - 1978 - Philosophy 53 (203):106 - 108.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2017-02-21

Total views
17 ( #564,044 of 2,341,554 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #514,645 of 2,341,554 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes