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Author Steinbock, Bonnie.

Title Killing and letting die / edited by Bonnie Steinbock and Alastair Norcross
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 1994


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Description ix, 431 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction to the Second Edition / Alastair Norcross -- Introduction / Bonnie Steinbock -- Pt. I. Euthanasia and the Termination of Life-Prolonging Treatment. 1. In the Matter of Karen Quinlan / Supreme Court of New Jersey. 2. Majority Opinion in Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health (selections) / Supreme Court of the United States. 3. Prolonging Life: Some Legal considerations / George P. Fletcher. 4. An Irrelevant Consideration: Killing Versus Letting Die / Michael Tooley. 5. Active and Passive Euthanasia / James Rachels. 6. The Intentional Termination of Life / Bonnie Steinbock. 7. Active and Passive Euthanasia: An Impertinent Distinction? / Thomas D. Sullivan. 8. More Impertinent Distinctions and a Defense of Active Euthanasia / James Rachels. 9. Coming to Terms: a Response to Rachels / Thomas D. Sullivan -- Pt. II. Philosophical Problems. 10. Whatever the Consequences / Jonathan Bennett. 11. On Killing and Letting Die / Daniel Dinello
12. Is Killing the Innocent Absolutely Immoral? / Jeffrie G. Murphy. 13. The Moral Equivalence of Action and Omission / Judith Lichtenberg. 14. Negation and Abstention: Two Theories of Allowing / Jonathan Bennett. 15. The Survival Lottery / John Harris. 16. The Problem of Abortion and the Doctrine of the Double Effect / Philippa Foot. 17. Killing and Letting Die / Philippa Foot. 18. Saving Life and Taking Life / Richard Trammell. 19. The Priority of Avoiding Harm / N. Ann Davis. 20. Actions, Intentions, and Consequences: The Doctrine of Doing and Allowing / Warren S. Quinn. 21. Killing, Letting Die, and Withdrawing Aid / Jeff McMahan
Notes Includes a bibliography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-428)
Subject Euthanasia.
Life and death, Power over.
Medical ethics.
Author Norcross, Alastair.
Steinbock, Bonnie.
LC no. 94016793
ISBN 0823215628
0823215636 (paperback)