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Title Physician assisted suicide : expanding the debate / edited by Margaret P. Battin, Rosamond Rhodes, and Anita Silvers.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 1998.

 BLUFFTON BOOK  R726 .P496 1998    AVAILABLE  
 BLUFFTON BOOK  R726 .P496 1998    AVAILABLE  
Series Reflective bioethics
Reflective bioethics.
Subject Assisted suicide -- Miscellanea.
Alt Name Battin, M. Pabst.
Rhodes, Rosamond.
Silvers, Anita.
Description 463 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Meanings of death / Patricia S. Mann -- Physician-assisted suicide, euthanasia, and intending death / Frances M. Kamm -- Physician-assisted suicide : safe, legal, rare? / Margaret P. Battin -- Assisted suicide : are the elderly a special case? / Leslie Pickering Francis -- Lessons for physician-assisted suicide from the African-American experience / Patricia A. King and Leslie E. Wolf -- Why suicide is like contraception : a woman-centered view / Dena S. Davis -- Disability and life-ending decisions / Jerome E. Bickenbach -- Protecting the innocents from physician-assisted suicide : disability discrimination and the duty to protect otherwise vulnerable groups / Anita Silvers -- Assisted suicide, terminal illness, severe disability, and the double standard / Felicia Ackerman -- Physicians, assisted suicide, and the right to live or die / Rosamond Rhodes -- Physician, stay thy hand! / Bernard Baumrin -- An alternative to physician-assisted suicide : a conceptual and moral analysis / Bernard Gert, Charles M. Culver, and K. Danner Clouser -- Not in the house : arguments for a policy of excluding physician-assisted suicide from the practice of hospital medicine / Michael Teitelman --Physician-assisted suicide : to decriminalize or to legalize, that is the question / Lance K. Stell -- From intention to consent : learning from experience with euthanasia / Helga Kuhse -- The weakness of the case for legalizing physician-assisted suicide / Don Marquis -- Physician-assisted suicide : a tragic view / John D. Arras -- The Supreme Court and terminal sedation : an ethically inferior alternative to physician-assisted suicide / David Orentlicher -- Would physician-assisted suicide save the healthcare system money? : (or, Is Jack Kevorkian doing all of us a favor?) / Merrill Matthews, Jr. -- A Catholic perspective on physician-assisted suicide / John J. Paris and Michael P. Moreland -- Christian perspectives on assisted suicide and euthanasia : the Anglican tradition / Cynthia B. Cohen -- A Protestant perspective on ending life : faithfulness in the face of death / Allen Verhey -- Jewish deliberations on suicide : exceptions, toleration, and assistance / Noam J. Zohar -- Appendix A. Washington et al. v. Glucksberg et al. -- Appendix B. Vacco et al. v. Quill et al. -- Appendix C. The philosophers' brief / Ronald Dworkin ... [et al.] -- Appendix D. The Oregon Death with Dignity Act.
ISBN 0415920027 (hbk.)
0415920035 (pbk.)
OCLC # 38132690
Table of Contents
Pt. 1Conceptual Issues9
 1Meanings of Death / Patricia S. Mann11
 2Physician-Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia, and Intending Death / Frances M. Kamm28
 3Physician-Assisted Suicide: Safe, Legal, Rare? / Margaret P. Battin63
Pt. 2Considering Those at Risk73
 4Assisted Suicide: Are the Elderly a Special Case? / Leslie Pickering Francis75
 5Lessons for Physician-Assisted Suicide From the African-American Experience / Patricia A. King, Leslie E. Wolf91
 6Why Suicide Is Like Contraception: A Women-Centered View / Dena S. Davis113
 7Disability and Life-Ending Decisions / Jerome E. Bickenbach123
 8Protecting the Innocents From Physician-Assisted Suicide: Disability Discrimination and the Duty to Protect Otherwise Vulnerable Groups / Anita Silvers133
 9Assisted Suicide, Terminal Illness, Severe Disability, and the Double Standard / Felicia Ackerman149
Pt. 3Considering the Practice of Medicine163
 10Physicians, Assisted Suicide, and the Right to Live or Die / Rosamond Rhodes165
 11Physician, Stay Thy Hand! / Bernard Baumrin177
 12An Alternative to Physician-Assisted Suicide: A Conceptual and Moral Analysis / Bernard Gert, Charles M. Culver, K. Danner Clouser182
 13Not in the House: Arguments for a Policy of Excluding Physician-Assisted Suicide from the Practice of Hospital Medicine / Michael Teitelman203
Pt. 4Considering the Impact of Legalization223
 14Physician-Assisted Suicide: To Decriminalize or to Legalize, That Is the Question / Lance K. Stell225
 15From Intention to Consent: Learning from Experience with Euthanasia / Helga Kuhse252
 16The Weakness of the Case for Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide / Don Marquis267
 17Physician-Assisted Suicide: A Tragic View / John D. Arras279
 18The Supreme Court and Terminal Sedation: An Ethically Inferior Alternative to Physician-Assisted Suicide / David Orentlicher301
 19Would Physician-Assisted Suicide Save the Healthcare System Money? (Or, Is Jack Kevarkian Doing All of Us a Favor?) / Merrill Matthews, Jr.312
Pt. 5Considering Religious Perspectives323
 20A Catholic Perspective on Physician-Assisted Suicide / John J. Paris, Michael P. Moreland324
 21Christian Perspectives on Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: The Anglican Tradition / Cynthia B. Cohen334
 22A Protestant Perspective on Ending Life: Faithfulness in the Face of Death / Allen Verhey347
 23Jewish Deliberations on Suicide: Exceptions, Toleration, and Assistance / Noam J. Zohar362
Pt. 6Appendices373
AWashington et al. v. Glucksberg et al.: Text of the Supreme Court Decision Delivered by Chief Justice Rehnquist. Concurring Opinions by Justices O'Connor, Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer377
BVacco et al. v. Quill et al.: Text of the Supreme Court Decision Delivered by Chief Justice Rehnquist. Concurring Opinions by Justices O'Connor, Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer423
CThe Philosophers' Brief: Ronald Dworkin, Thomas Nagel, Robert Nozick, John Rawls, Thomas Scanlon, and Judith Jarvis Thomson431
DThe Oregon Death With Dignity Act: Ballot Measure No. 16443

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