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Easeful Death: Is There a Case for Assisted Dying?

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For decades assisted dying and euthanasia have sparked fierce public debate. The recent case of Terri Schiavo, and the firestorm of controversy it provoked, placed the issue in dramatic fashion before the American people once again, raising a host of complex legal, medical-ethical, religious, and individual liberties questions.
Now, in Easeful Death, Mary Warnock and Elisa
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Hardcover, 155 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 2008)
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Yukka
Dec 13, 2013 Yukka rated it it was ok
If you're looking for an introduction to the medical ethics of Euthanasia, I would not recommend this book. Instead, I would recommend A Very Short Introduction to Medical Ethics by Tony Hope. And then, if you need further information, take this book as the Secular Humanist view of Euthanasia.

The reason I make this preference known is that clear, helpful definitions are provided by Hope's book, but not this book. It was apparent to me (but I feared not to others reading the book as their first r
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Helen Mary Warnock, Baroness Warnock, DBE, FBA is a British philosopher of morality, education and mind, and writer on existentialism.
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