No safe harbor: the principle of complicity and the practice of voluntary stopping of eating and drinking.

  • Lynn A Jansen
  • Published 2004 in The Journal of medicine and philosophy

Abstract

In recent years, a number of writers have proposed voluntary stopping of eating and drinking as an alternative to physician-assisted suicide. This paper calls attention to and discusses some of the ethical complications that surround the practice of voluntary stopping of eating and drinking. The paper argues that voluntary stopping of eating and drinking… (More)

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