The History of Euthanasia Debates in the United States and Britain

@article{Emanuel1994TheHO,
  title={The History of Euthanasia Debates in the United States and Britain},
  author={E. Emanuel},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={121},
  pages={793-802}
}
  • E. Emanuel
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
In the midst of divisive public debates, we frequently look to history and past epochs to gain guidance and understanding, to explore the genesis of our ideas and practices, and to critically compare them with alternatives. In the debate over euthanasia, commentators have examined ancient Greece and Rome, where many people preferred voluntary death to endless agony. This form of euthanasia was an everyday reality. (and) many physicians actually gave their patients the poison for which they were… Expand
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