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Euthanasia, ethics, and the law

from conflict to compromise?

by Richard Huxtable

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Published by Routledge-Cavendish in Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Euthanasia -- ethics -- Great Britain.,
  • Euthanasia -- legislation & jurisprudence -- Great Britain.,
  • Bioethical Issues -- Great Britain.,
  • Suicide, Assisted -- ethics -- Great Britain.,
  • Suicide, Assisted -- legislation & jurisprudence -- Great Britain.,
  • Euthanasia -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.,
  • Assisted suicide -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.,
  • Euthanasia -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Assisted suicide -- Moral and ethical aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard Huxtable.
    SeriesBiomedical law and ethics library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3611.E95 H89 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21321459M
    ISBN 101844721051, 184472106X, 020394044X
    ISBN 109781844721054, 9781844721061, 9780203940440

    Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governing the ending of life in England and Wales is unclear, confused and often contradictory. The book shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying the rules are also diverse and : Taylor And Francis. Law Times Journal is India’s leading online portal dedicated to the law which inculcates the ideology of ‘free education’ in the Indian Legal sector. Through this portal, a maiden step in the direction of “Right to Education” has been initiated. The portal believes in providing education free of cost by providing a platform wherein young legal, JRF, IAS and Judiciary aspirants are Author: Soma Sarkar.

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    The book also enters some important, but less well-charted areas, looking at the advent of 'death tourism' and the real status of involuntary and passive euthanasia in English law, in addition to Author: Richard Huxtable.   Otlowski M. Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law; At first sight, this might not seem like the sort of book in which an ethicist would be interested. Such fears are compounded when one reads in the introduction that the book is “primarily a legal analysis” of the issues (page 4).Cited by: 1.


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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that and the law book want. This book argues against the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia and/or physician-assisted suicide on the ground that, even if they were ethically defensible in certain 'hard cases', neither could be effectively controlled by law.5/5(2).

Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governing the ending of life in England and Wales is unclear, confused and often contradictory. The book shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying the rules are also diverse and : $ Kimsma, Gerrit K.

and Evert van Leeuwen, ‘Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide in the Netherlands and the USA: Comparing Practices, Justifications and Key Concepts in Bioethics and Law’ in David C. Thomasma ethics al.

(eds.), Asking to Die: Inside the Dutch Debate about Euthanasia (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, ) 35Cited by: Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governing the ending of life in England and Wales is unclear, confused and often contradictory.

The book shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying the rules are also diverse and mounting his case Richard Huxtable considers some familiar and topical debates, including assisted suicide and.

Alexander M. Capron - Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics, University of Southern California, and former Director of Ethics and Health Law at the World Health Organization 'John Keown is undoubtedly one of the all-time leading writers on assisted suicide and by:   J Keown.

Cambridge University Press,£ (hbk), pp ISBN 0 In the Netherlands and Belgium both adopted a law on euthanasia. In the Netherlands the law was a codification of a longstanding practice of condoning euthanasia. In Belgium it was a political novelty, without extended prior legal or medical by: 3.

Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governing the ending of life in England and Wales is unclear, confused and often contradictory.

The book shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying the rules are also diverse and conflicting. "Arguments for legalising euthanasia rely on claims about autonomy rights, or claims about political pluralism, or on both sorts of claim. My response will make three main points.

First, those demanding this legalisation have shirked their elementary obligation to describe the alleged right, identify who has it, and delineate its boundaries as a right supposed to trump other goods, interests Cited by: 5. euthanasia (yōō´thənā´zhə), either painlessly putting to death or failing to prevent death from natural causes in cases of terminal illness or irreversible term comes from the Greek expression for "good death." Technological advances in medicine have made it possible to prolong life in patients with no hope of recovery, and the term negative euthanasia has arisen to classify.

Many advocates of euthanasia consider the criminal law to be an inappropriate medium to adjudicate the profound ethical and humanitarian dilemmas associated with end of life decisions. 'Euthanasia,Death with Dignity and the Law' examines the legal response to euthanasia and end of life decisions and considers whether legal reform is an appropriate response to calls for euthanasia to be.

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Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governin 5/5. 65 The application of the Doctrine of Double Effect, and Natural Law ethics in general, to the euthanasia debate should be considered carefully and in the light of the earlier chapter outlining the normative theory itself.

Despite both Singer’s and Rachel’s attack, Natural Law and the Doctrine of Double Effect retain many : Mark Dimmock, Andrew Fisher. Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governing the ending of life in England and Wales is unclear, confused and often contradictory.

The book shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying the rules are also diverse and : Richard Huxtable.

But euthanasia is distinctly different from this. Whereas suicide largely involves an irrational or emotion-fueled attempt to escape from one’s problems, euthanasia is generally a very deliberate decision made by a person facing the hardest reality of them all; a life that is worse than death.

THE EUTHANASIA DEBATE: UNDERSTANDING THE ISSUES (Part One in a Two-Part Series on Euthanasia) by J. Moreland In June ofDr. Jack Kevorkian, a year-old retired pathologist, was charged with first-degree murder after he helped an Oregon woman with Alzheimer's disease commit suicide in June The charge was dismissed in December Euthanasia, also called ‘Mercy Killing’ and ‘Physician Assisted Suicide; is a term in medical ethics for the practice of interfering or intervening in a natural process towards death.

In other words it is accelerating the natural course of death in terminally ill patients, when all. table of cases xvii ReB ReC ReD ReF ReH ReJ –2,–5, ReRReT ReT(Adult:RefusalofMedicalTreatment)66 Reevesv Cited by: suggested by John Keown in his book Euthanasia, Ethics and Public Policy “whether the law should permit voluntary euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide is one of the most vital questions facing all modern societies” [1].

There have been many attempts to legalize euthanasia in the western world, but only a few have : Rui Nunes, Guilhermina Rego. The prohibition of euthanasia and assisted suicide is established in the criminal legislation of each Australian state, as well as the common law in the common law states of New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria.

[2] The prohibition of euthanasia and assisted suicide in Australia has been the status quo for many years now. D. Birnbacher, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 3 Ethical Problems. While euthanasia in sense (a) is almost universally accepted and euthanasia in sense (e) almost universally rejected by medical ethics and medical law, ethical and legal discussion of euthanasia in each of the other meanings is highly controversial and of a particular emotional quality.“Euthanasia is a topic that taps into deeply personal views of dignity and fear but, mostly, spirituality.” ― Elin Hilderbrand, The Perfect Couple.