Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics
The new commandments according to Rethinking Life and Death.
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The doctrine of the sanctity of human life is in deep trouble, claims Australian philospher Singer (The Expanding Circle: Ethics and Sociobiology, 1981, etc.), who gives his own clear ideas of what ... Read full review
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Singer (Animal Liberation, LJ 3/15/90. 2d ed.) calls for a revolution in ethical thinking about life and death. Human beings, in his view, form merely one species among others, and obligations to ... Read full review
BIRTH AFTER DEATH
A German story
HOW DEATH WAS REDEFINED
The Harvard committee on the determination of death
A revolution without opposition
Unlocking the abortion deadlock
MAKING QUALITY OF LIFE JUDGMENTS
Treating to die
Selective nontreatment and infanticide
ASKING FOR DEATH
How voluntary euthanasia became possible in the Netherlands
The coming struggle for the right to die
Who believes it?
An unstable compromise
DR SHANNS DILEMMA
Breathing but dead?
The case for a higher brain definition of death
Against brain death
A way forward?
TONY BLAND AND THE SANCTITY OF HUMAN LIFE
Deciding on the basis of quality of life
Lawfully intending to end innocent human life
Discarding a fig leaf
Beyond the sanctity of human life
Acts and omissions
Crumbling at the Edges
The unavoidable issue
The era of legal abortion
New reproductive technology and the abortion debate
Sliding down a slippery slope?
Breaking the commandment
BEYOND THE DISCONTINUOUS MIND
Whose organs may we take?
In Gods image and at the centre of the universe
The western tradition under attack
Who is Homo?
Who is a person?
Towards a Coherent Approach
IN PLACE OF THE OLD ETHIC
Rewriting the commandments
The basis of the new approach to life and death
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Rethinking Life & Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics
No preview available - 1995