Rule Utilitarianism and Euthanasia"
click on an author's name to go to her/his web page (if available)
the Right to Die"
at the Right Time: Reflections on (Un)Assisted Suicide"
"A Duty to Care"
and Joanne Lynn Felicia Cohen
Belgian Euthanasia Act
Belmont Report. The principal document governing the treatment of
human subjects of research. Many of these principles and insights may
be relevant to debates about euthanasia. The staff member primarily
responsible for writing the report was Tom Beauchamp, one of the authors in
Home of the American Journal of Bioethics.
bioethics news from MSNBC. Interesting current developments. Updated
Biomedical and Health
Care Resources. Nice links to various resources, from the
University of British Columbia.
Center for Bioethics at the
University of Minnesota. Includes several good publications on matters
of health care, especially at the end of life.
Death with Dignity. Site devoted to legalizing physician-assisted
Euthanasia.com. A group
opposed to all euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.
Hemlock Society. The oldest and
largest "right to die" organization.
National Right to Life
Links to some
discussions of euthanasia.
about physician-assisted suicide, from Longwood College. Includes
substantial information on, and links about, the Oregon law permitted
the Value and Inviolability of Human Life." A papal statement
on euthanasia and other related matters.
Physician-Assisted Suicide Law. Copy of the law (click on "Legislative Statute." Details on who has used physician-assisted suicide during the four years since
the law's passage, and, perhaps more interestingly, why
Links to numerous information about the cases, including links to many of the
court documents, and most interestingly, to the
litem report the official
"Until Medical Bills Do Us Part." A New York Times guest editorial exploring the costs of our current health care system on our families.
Philosophical essays and interviews
Beauchamp, Tom L.
Assisted Suicide." A radio interview on the topic of
Beauchamp's essay included in this volume. [RealAudio]
Right to Die?" The Atlantic Monthly (1997). Ezekiel
explains his misgivings about legalizing physician-assisted suicide.
There a Duty to Die?" Originally published in Hastings Center
a radio interview with Hardwig on this topic. [RealAudio]
"What about the
Family?" -- the Role of Family Interests in Medical Decision-Making" Originally published in
Hasting Center Report. Argues that the wishes and
interests the family should play an important role in medical
decisions, including decisions about euthanasia.
. Oxford University
Press. [The entire book is available online.] The End of Life: Euthanasia and Morality
"Killing and Letting Die." In the Encyclopedia of Ethics, (eds)
Becker and Becker.
the Sanctity of Life."
Taylor, James Stacy.
in Moral and Political Philosophy" [and its implications for euthanasia].
Euthanasia." Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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