Lecture 8 - Anti Euthanasia

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Anti-Euthanasia 1 Anti-Euthanasia Daniel Callahan: “Physician Assisted Dying: Self-Determination Run Amok” I. A Note on the Term “Kill” A. For Callahan, “kill” has two different meanings: 1. To kill x is to be the direct physical cause of x’s death (strict sense) 2. To kill x is to unjustly bring about x’s death (expanded sense) II. Anti-Euthanasia Arguments A. If it’s the case that the sole thing that gives the physician the authority to perform VAE (or PE) on X is X’s competent and autonomous request, then who is to say
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PHIL 7 taught by Professor Blair during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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