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The Resource Euthanasia, ethics, and public policy : an argument against legalisation, John Keown

Euthanasia, ethics, and public policy : an argument against legalisation, John Keown

Label
Euthanasia, ethics, and public policy : an argument against legalisation
Title
Euthanasia, ethics, and public policy
Title remainder
an argument against legalisation
Statement of responsibility
John Keown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How cogent is the 'slippery slope' objection to the issue of whether voluntary euthanasia is permissible? Is it reasonable to argue that patients who did not make a free and informed request would be killed? This lucid introduction to this question will interest all on both sides of the debate
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keown, John
Dewey number
179.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R726
LC item number
.K465 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
W 32.6
NLM item number
K37e 2002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Euthanasia
  • Euthanasia
  • Euthanasia
  • Terminal care
  • Euthanasia
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Ethics, Clinical
  • Health Policy
  • Suicide, Assisted
  • Euthanasie
  • Euthanasie
  • Euthanasie
  • Soins en phase terminale
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Euthanasia
  • Euthanasia
  • Euthanasia
  • Terminal care
  • Gesetzgebung
  • Rechtspolitik
  • Sterbehilfe
  • Euthanasie
  • Legalisering
  • Ethische aspecten
Label
Euthanasia, ethics, and public policy : an argument against legalisation, John Keown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-302) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; PREFACE; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; TABLE OF CASES; ABBREVIATIONS; Introduction; PART I Definitions; PART II The ethical debate: human life, autonomy, legal hypocrisy, and the slippery slope; PART III The Dutch experience: controlling VAE? condoning NVAE?; PART IV Australia and the United States; PART V Expert opinion; PART VI Passive euthanasia: withholding/withdrawing treatment and tube-feeding with intent to kill; Criticisms by the BMA and the government; Conclusions; AFTERWORD: THE DIANE PRETTY CASE; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
52497879
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 318 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521804165
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780521009331
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
fd0c09a5-343f-42eb-9303-fc29ae15e994
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52497879
Label
Euthanasia, ethics, and public policy : an argument against legalisation, John Keown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-302) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; PREFACE; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; TABLE OF CASES; ABBREVIATIONS; Introduction; PART I Definitions; PART II The ethical debate: human life, autonomy, legal hypocrisy, and the slippery slope; PART III The Dutch experience: controlling VAE? condoning NVAE?; PART IV Australia and the United States; PART V Expert opinion; PART VI Passive euthanasia: withholding/withdrawing treatment and tube-feeding with intent to kill; Criticisms by the BMA and the government; Conclusions; AFTERWORD: THE DIANE PRETTY CASE; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
52497879
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 318 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521804165
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780521009331
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
fd0c09a5-343f-42eb-9303-fc29ae15e994
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52497879

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