Double Effect Principle

Known as: Doctrine, Double Effect, Double Effect Doctrine, Doctrine of Double Effect 
Guideline for determining when it is morally permissible to perform an action to pursue a good end with knowledge that the action will also bring… (More)
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1991-2017
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2014
2014
BACKGROUND In Australian end-of-life care, practicing euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide is illegal. Despite this, death… (More)
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2014
2014
The Rule of Double Effect (RDE) holds that it may be permissible to harm an individual while acting for the sake of a… (More)
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2013
2013
Continuous sedation until death (CSD), the act of reducing or removing the consciousness of an incurably ill patient until death… (More)
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND The new regulation of patients' rights creates the right to informed consent, which allows accepting or refusing any… (More)
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2011
2011
Terminal extubation of an alert patient (TEAP) poses ethical, legal, clinical, and emotional challenges that deserve special… (More)
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2009
2009
The Doctrine of Double Effect has been described as often used in medicine and surgery but is seldom described outside the… (More)
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2007
2007
WITH CONSIDERABLE frequency moral dilemmas have prompted ethicists to turn to the principle of double effect. Questions… (More)
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2000
2000
While the author believes that Nuccetelli and Seay have not succeeded in replacing the Rule of Double Effect with a more workable… (More)
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1992
1992
Recently, several outstanding discussions of the structure of non-consequentialism have appeared. Two of these are Shelly Kagan's… (More)
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1991
1991
The Doctrine of Double Effect and the Principle of Do No Harm raise important theoretical and practical issues, some of which are… (More)
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