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 Euthanasia

Bernard Gert, Charles M. Culver, and K. Danner Clouser

in Bioethics: A systematic approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159066
eISBN:
9780199786466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159063.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses why euthanasia presents a moral dilemma for physicians. It shows that trying to distinguish between active and passive euthanasia in any of the following four ways: (1) acts ... More


Assisted Death: A Study in Ethics and Law

L. W. Sumner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199607983
eISBN:
9780191729652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607983.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Ethical and legal issues concerning assisted suicide and euthanasia are very much on the public agenda in many jurisdictions. This book addresses these issues within the wider context of palliative ... More


Epilogue: Modernity’s Radical Ear and the Sonic Infidelity of Zora Neale Hurston’s Recordings

Roshanak Kheshti

in Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The concluding chapter offers an alternate and parallel history of listening to the other in modernity through an examination of recordings made of and by Zora Neale Hurston in various recording ... More


Questions about Kant’s Opposition to Revolution

Thomas E. Hill Jr.

in Virtue, Rules, and Justice: Kantian Aspirations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199692002
eISBN:
9780191741241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692002.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Kant’s denial of a right to revolution is famous, but he was an ardent supporter of the spirit of the French revolution. He acknowledged cases of conscientious refusal and passive resistance, and ... More


Competence

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter analyzes the definition of consent and its application in particular cases. No concept is more central to mental health law and bioethics than competence to consent. It is argued that a ... More


Redressive Politeness: Requests, Refusals, and Advice

Jon Hall

in Politeness and Politics in Cicero's Letters

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195329063
eISBN:
9780199870233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329063.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines three types of face-threatening act that regularly occur in the social interaction and correspondence of Roman aristocrats: making requests, issuing refusals, and offering ... More


Antitrust and IP: 20th century

Michael A. Carrier

in Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195342581
eISBN:
9780199867035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342581.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the underpinnings of the mutual distrust between intellectual property (IP) and antitrust and the various stages of their relationship. It begins by discussing the conflict ... More


Introduction

Roshanak Kheshti

in Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Listening is distinguished from hearing as a faculty of perception that is learned, and that is historically and culturally variable. But it is no mere faculty at Kinship Records (the book’s ... More


Arguments for the Moral Equality of Combatants

Jeff McMahan

in Killing in War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199548668
eISBN:
9780191721045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548668.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines a variety of possible arguments for the orthodox view that those who fight in unjust wars have the same moral status as those who fight in just wars — that is, the same rights, ... More


Freedom of Illocution? Response to Daniel Jacobson

Rae Langton

in Sexual Solipsism: Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199247066
eISBN:
9780191594823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247066.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Jacobson argues that free speech does not include freedom of illocution, that pornography does not in any case silence women. Just as well, or rape would not count as rape, since a silenced woman ... More


Eating or Treating? Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding Eating Disorders

Simona Giordano

in Understanding Eating Disorders: Conceptual and Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199269747
eISBN:
9780191603129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269742.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents UK legislation concerning people with mental disorders. It provides an account of both Statute and Case Law, and It explains issues such as competence and coercive treatment in ... More


Anorexia Nervosa and Refusal of Life‐Saving Interventions

Simona Giordano

in Understanding Eating Disorders: Conceptual and Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199269747
eISBN:
9780191603129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269742.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the case in which the anorexic patient refuses naso-gastric feeding. It argues the principle of autonomy seems prima facie to dictate that the patient’s decision not to be fed ... More


Some Economics of Abuse of Dominance

John Vickers

in Competition Policy in the EU: Fifty Years on from the Treaty of Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566358
eISBN:
9780191722790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566358.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter offers an economic appraisal of selected aspects of EC law and policy towards abuse of dominance (Article 82). After a brief discussion of thresholds for dominance, five theories of ... More


If they can consent, why can’t they refuse?

Tom Walker

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers how inconsistencies can be resolved in the context of refusal of medical treatment by young people over sixteen by looking at the roles consent plays in medicine. In some cases ... More


Advance Decisions to Refuse Treatment (ADRT)

Ben Lobo

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

People might make a variety of advance decisions that might apply to a range of issues about their health, welfare, finances, or other personal matters. This chapter concentrates on the advance ... More


Advance directives and Advance Care Planning: the US experience

Anne M Wilkinson

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the challenges of end of life, the ethical and legal foundations of advance directives (ADs) and Advance Care Planning (ACP) in the United States, the evidence base regarding ... More


Last Steps: Maurice Blanchot's Exilic Writing

Christopher Fynsk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251025
eISBN:
9780823252817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251025.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book provides close readings of a number of Maurice Blanchot's important post-war writings. It offers the most sustained reading of The Step Not Beyond available, and includes chapters on ... More


Refusal and Revolt, Spring 1943

H. R. Kedward

in In Search of the Maquis: Rural Resistance in Southern France 1942-1944

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205784
eISBN:
9780191676796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205784.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

A subsequent report on the first of July continued to underline that young men from the département were simply refusing to go on Service du Travail Obligatoire (STO), but nevertheless he wished to ... More


The Consumer Harm Test

Renato Nazzini

in The Foundations of European Union Competition Law: The Objective and Principles of Article 102

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199226153
eISBN:
9780191730856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226153.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

The consumer harm test asks whether the conduct of the dominant undertaking results in higher prices, lower output, or reduced product innovation. The test is not necessarily the manifestation of a ... More


Ideological Origins of the Global Framework

Jeffrey Hilgert

in Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451898
eISBN:
9780801469244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451898.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the cultural political strategies at work in the negotiation and adoption of Convention No. 155, which resulted in a global labor rights policy that was not safe for workers, ... More


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