3.4.08 - Euthanasia according to dyck

3.4.08 - Euthanasia according to dyck - March 4, 2008...

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March 4, 2008 Euthanasia – According to Arthur Dyck I. Introduction 1. Distinctions 2. Common Considerations in Favor of euthanasia II. Benemortasia III. Suicide 1. 4 Reasons Why Suicide is Wrong IV. 2 more Worries Regarding Legalization of Voluntary Euthanasia 1. Sanctions Physician – Assisted Suicide 2. Goes Against the “cardinal principle of medical practice” V. An Objection ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------- Euthanasia is intentionally causing or allowing the death of an individual for his/her benefit. Cases of euthanasia are cases where someone is terminally ill and is going to die or where the patient is in intense pain and going to die anyways. I. Introduction to Euthanasia a. Distinctions. 1. Active Euthanasia is a type of euthanasia in which an action results in death of an individual 2. Passive Euthanasia is a type of euthanasia in which a person doesn’t act; euthanasia in which an inaction results in death. EX: Not putting a person with
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHIL 1318 taught by Professor None during the Fall '08 term at SMU.

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3.4.08 - Euthanasia according to dyck - March 4, 2008...

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