Euthanasia, ethics and public policy : an argument against legalisation

  title={Euthanasia, ethics and public policy : an argument against legalisation},
  author={John Mc Keown},
  • J. Keown
  • Published 1 April 2002
  • Political Science
Part I. Definitions: 1. Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide 2. Intended v. foreseen life-shortening Part II. The Ethical Debate: Human Life, Autonomy, Legal Hypocrisy, and the 'Slippery Slope' 3. The value of human life 4. The value of autonomy 5. Legal hypocrisy? 6. The slippery slope arguments Part III. The Dutch Experience: 7. The guidelines 8. The first survey: the incidence of 'euthanasia' 9. Breach of the guidelines 10. The slide towards NVAE 11. The second survey 12. The Dutch in… 
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