Ethical Issues in Death and Dying

ISBN-10: 0132827328
ISBN-13: 9780132827324
Edition: 2nd 1996
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Description: For courses in Death and Dying and Medical Ethics in philosophy, psychology, sociology, and religion departments, and in medical and nursing programs. This anthology of major classical and contemporary views on key ethical aspects of death and  More...

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Book details

List price: $151.40
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/20/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 458
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

For courses in Death and Dying and Medical Ethics in philosophy, psychology, sociology, and religion departments, and in medical and nursing programs. This anthology of major classical and contemporary views on key ethical aspects of death and dying is the only philosophically sophisticated, interdisciplinary, and up-to-date introduction to the subject available.

The Definition Of Death
Introduction
The Emergence of a Brain-Oriented Definition
Defining Death
Medical, Legal and Ethical Issues in the Definition of Death, President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Guidelines for the Determination of Death, Report of the Medical Consultants on the Diagnosis of Death to the President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Non-Brain Formulations
The Alternative to the Brain-based Definitions, President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Against the Stream
Comments on the Definition and Redefinition of Death
Establishing Criteria of Death
Controversies Surrounding the Definition
The Higher Brain Formulations, President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research
The Impending Collapse of the Whole-Brain Definition of Death
In re T.A.C.P (Baby Theresa), Supreme Court of Florida
Brain Death, Religious Freedom, and Public Policy
Truthtelling With Dying Patients
Introduction
Survey Data
Changes in Physicians' Attitudes Toward Telling the Cancer Patient
Arguments Grounded in Consequences
Truth and the Physician, Bernard
The Classification of Duties Veracity
The Use of Truth and Falsehood in Medicine
An Experimental Study, Richard
Arguments Grounded in Duty
On the Supposed Right to Tell Lies From Benevolent Motives
Truthfulness as a Prima Facie Duty
Examples of Mixed or Balancing Approaches
Telling the Truth
Truth in Our Intercourse with the Sick, Worthington Hooker
Suicide
Introduction
The Definition of Suicide
Defining Suicide Manuel
The Problem of Defining Suicide
Classical Problems in the Morality of Suicide
Whether It Is Lawful to Kill Oneself
Of Suicide
The Prevention, Intervention, and Control of Suicide
Moral Problems of Suicide Intervention
The Role of Law in Suicide Prevention
Beyond Civil Commitment-A Bystander Duty to Report Suicide Threats
Whose Life is it Anyway?
Suicide Prevention and the Value of Human Life
Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia
Introduction
Problems in the Morality of Actions by Physicians
Death and Dignity
A Case of Individualized Decision Making
Distortion of the Healing Relationship, Edmund
A Case Against Dutch Euthanasia
Problems in Law and Public Policy
Medical Practice with Regard to Euthanasia and Related Medical Decisions in the Netherlands
The Remmelink Report, Ministry of Welfare, Health and Cultural Affairs, The Netherlands
Sue Rodriguez v. Attorney General of Canada and Attorney General of British Columbia, Supreme Court of Can

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