On acts, omissions and responsibility.

  title={On acts, omissions and responsibility.},
  author={John Coggon},
  journal={Journal of medical ethics},
  volume={34 8},
This paper questions the relevance of distinguishing acts and omissions in moral argument. It responds to an article by McLachlan, published in this issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics (see page 636). I argue that McLachlan fails to establish that there is a moral difference between active and passive euthanasia and that he instead merely asserts that… CONTINUE READING