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Causing death and saving lives / Jonathan Glover.

Author/Creator:
Glover, Jonathan.
Publication:
Harmondsworth ; New York : Penguin, 1977.
Series:
Pelican books
Pelican books
Format/Description:
Book
328 pages ; 18 cm
Subjects:
Life and death, Power over.
Life and death, Power over.
Ethiek.
Medical subjects:
Ethics, Medical.
Morals.
Form/Genre:
Student Collection.
Summary:
The moral problems of abortion, infanticide, suicide, euthanasia, capital punshiment, war and othe life-or-death choices.
Contents:
The problems
The scope and limits of moral argument
The sanctity of life
Autonomy and rights
Ends and means: double effect
Not striving to keep alive
Some conclusions
Abortion: the traditional approach
Abortion: women's rights arguments
Abortion reconsidered
Infanticide
Suicide and gambling with life
Voluntary euthanasia
Euthanasia without request
Numbers
Choice between people
Execution and assassination
War
Moral distance.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-324) and index.
Other format:
Online version: Glover, Jonathan. Causing death and saving lives.
ISBN:
0140220038
9780140220032
0140134794
9780140134797
OCLC:
4468071
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