Pharmacy Practice Faculty Publications

Title

The Ethical Landscape of Assisted Suicide: A Balanced Analysis

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Spring 2018

Journal Title

Ethics & Medicine: An International Journal of Bioethics

ISSN

0266-688X

Volume

34

Issue

1

First Page

49

Last Page

57

Abstract

The article discusses the ethical issues involving physician-assisted suicide. Also cited are the arguments of professors Peter Singer and Andrew Solomon in favor of the legalization of assisted suicide, the position by Baroness Ilora Finlay and Professor Daniel Sulmasy against the issue, as well as the classical principles of medical ethics as listed in the "Principles of Biomedical Ethics" (7th) edition, by T. L. Beauchamp and J. F. Childress.

Keywords

Assisted suicide, ethics

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