New Directions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

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ISBN: 978-3-319-22049-9 (Print) 978-3-319-22050-5 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-10

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 11-25

    Assisted Dying and the Proper Role of Patient Autonomy

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    Pages 27-40

    Preventing Assistance to Die: Assessing Indirect Paternalism Regarding Voluntary Active Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

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    Pages 41-58

    Autonomy, Interests, Justice and Active Medical Euthanasia

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    Pages 59-77

    Mental Illness, Lack of Autonomy, and Physician-Assisted Death

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    Pages 79-96

    Euthanasia for Mental Suffering

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    Pages 97-123

    Assisted Dying for Individuals with Dementia: Challenges for Translating Ethical Positions into Law

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    Chapter

    Pages 125-147

    Clinical Ethics Consultation and Physician Assisted Suicide

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    Pages 149-168

    License to Kill: A New Model for Excusing Medically Assisted Dying?

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    Chapter

    Pages 169-184

    Medically Enabled Suicides

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    Pages 185-192

    Saving Lives with Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: Organ Donation After Assisted Dying

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    Pages 193-215

    Implanted Medical Devices and End-of-Life Decisions

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    Pages 217-237

    Everyday Attitudes About Euthanasia and the Slippery Slope Argument

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    Pages 239-252

    “You Got Me Into This…”: Procreative Responsibility and Its Implications for Suicide and Euthanasia