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Euthanasia and Justice

John Finnis

in Human Rights and Common Good: Collected Essays Volume III

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580071
eISBN:
9780191729393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580071.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter brings together the three phases of a rolling debate with John Harris about the justifiability of euthanasia. The senses of ‘euthanasia’ are carefully distinguished; the defining ... More


From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

John Coggon, Sarah Chan, Soren Holme, and Thomasine Kushner (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

From Reason to Practice in Bioethics: An Anthology Dedicated to the Works of John Harris brings together original contributions from some of the world’s leading scholars in the field of bioethics. ... More


Editors’ introduction

John Coggon, Sarah Chan, Søren Holm, and Thomasine Kushner

in From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter introduces the general themes of and rationale for the book. It explains the importance and scope of the field of bioethics, and of the scholarship of Professor John Harris within that ... More


Why the reasonable man is not always right?

Margaret Brazier

in From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter reflects on the role of reason in law and bioethics. The aspiring lawyer makes the acquaintance of the ‘reasonable man’ early in her or his student days. The chapter then addresses the ... More


Genetic Engineering: Deconstructing Grown versus Made

Kelly Oliver

in Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251087
eISBN:
9780823253036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251087.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

I use the deconstruction of the nature-culture dichotomy, with its attendant opposition between grown and made, to challenge debates in bioethics over cloning. Indeed, deconstructing the central ... More


The Trolley Problem

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume II: Rights, Duties, and Status

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144024
eISBN:
9780199870998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144023.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Part I considered how to determine whether there is a moral difference between killing and letting die per se, but in the two chapters of Part II, the consideration is when it is and when it is not ... More


The Radburn Idea

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines Clarence Samuel Stein's interrelated community design, with particular emphasis on his Radburn Idea. It first takes a look at Stein's early large-scale unbuilt projects that ... More


The Best of British?

Mike Ashley

in Transformations: The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1950 to 1970; The History Of Science-Fiction Magazine

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853237693
eISBN:
9781781380840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237693.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In 1950, issues of science fiction magazines outnumbered science fiction paperbacks in the United States. The opposite was true in Britain, as paper rationing during World War II meant an ... More


Survival Lotteries

Torbjörn Tännsjö

in Taking Life: Three Theories on the Ethics of Killing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190225575
eISBN:
9780190225605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225575.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Survival lotteries play a considerable role in philosophers’ thinking on the ethics of killing. They have also entered popular culture. The lotteries are not widely accepted, yet they seem to be ... More


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