Lecture Outline2

Lecture Outline2 - Will be video questions on midterm and...

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Will be video questions on midterm and exam Medical center hour: 12:30-1:30 Jordan Conference Center Auditorium Paternalism: refusal to acquiesce in some of a person’s wishes, choices, and actions for that person’s own benefit. Realation of paternalism and consent -present consient: nullifies paternalism -past consent?? -Ulysses and the Sirens - MacIntyre case in packet -Future consent?? Lecture Outline #2 Suicide and Refusal of Life-Sustaining Treatment I. Introduction A. Some statistics (e.g., among the young and the elderly) and some cases. B. Several major issues are entangled – when is it right, if ever, for a person to take his or her own life? What does suicide express about a person’s character and his/her relationships with others? Does a person have a right to take his or her own life? Does a person have a right to assistance in taking his or her own life? Do others have a right to assist a person who wants help in committing suicide? C. Some distinctions
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