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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Suicide -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Suicide -- Religious aspects.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMargaret Pabst Battin.
LC ClassificationsHV6545 .B26 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1112497M
ISBN 100133046680
LC Control Number94038363

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A full understanding of suicide cannot start with the assumption that all suicide is pathological, that it can almost always be attributed to depression or mental illness, that it is a matter of biochemical abnormality, that it is always wrong, or that there are no real ethical issues about suicide. These views are to be explored, not presupposed.   Tulsa L. Rev.: Gonzales V. Oregon and Physician-Assisted Suicide: Ethical and Policy Issues By Levy, Ken Issues in Law & Medicine, Vol. 24, No. 1, Summer Read preview Overview Dying Right: The Death with Dignity Movement By Daniel Hillyard; John Dombrink Routledge, A broad exploration of historical and contemporary arguments concerning suicide, probing the underlying ethical, religious, and philosophical issues surrounding suicide and relating them to the current debate over euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, : Margaret Pabst Battin.   A sharp look into the ethics of suicide. deleting Section of the Penal Code from the statute book. Under the said section, a suicide bid .