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The Intellectual Legacy of a Southern Protestant, 1972–91

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This final chapter covers the last two decades of Butler's life, a time of profound social change in Ireland. It notes the emerging liberalization within Irish society during the sixties and ... More


Catholic Moral Life and Teaching

Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

in Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199259946
eISBN:
9780191602122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259941.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter begins by recalling several developments in Catholic moral teaching and practice (on usury, torture, and slavery), and then examines some distinctive Catholic moral convictions: about ... More


Between therapeutic instrument and exploitation of labour force: Patient work in rural asylums in Württemberg, c. 1810–1945

Thomas Müller

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on rural asylums in south Germany, the former kingdom of Wuerttemberg. Various forms of patient work in psychiatric institutions are discussed in relation to their varied ... More


The Right to Self-Determination: Ageism in Two Dutch Children’s Books on the Voluntary Death of Elderly People

Helma van Lierop-Debrauwer

in Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815163
eISBN:
9781496815200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815163.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses two recent Dutch children’s books by Koos Meinderts and Marjolijn Hof that address euthanasia and the right to self-determination at every age. The Netherlands is a country ... More


Deconstructing Dignity: A Critique of the Right-to-Die Debate

Scott Cutler Shershow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226088129
eISBN:
9780226088266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226088266.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The question of a “right to die” — or what is sometimes called euthanasia or assisted-suicide — remains today the subject of vexed legal, political, ethical and philosophic debates. The Sacred ... More


Bridging the Silence, Part II: The Vicarious Witness

Susanne C. Knittel

in The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262786
eISBN:
9780823266500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262786.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 3 focuses on a set of more hybrid texts, which present a significant change in the literary depictions of Nazi euthanasia and its memory, as they not only focus on the life stories of actual ... More


The Right to Die: Mapping a Contemporary Debate

Scott Cutler Shershow

in Deconstructing Dignity: A Critique of the Right-to-Die Debate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226088129
eISBN:
9780226088266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226088266.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that the arguments on both sides of the debate about a right to die are characterized by unacknowledged contradictions, and in particular by a tension between the claims of ... More


Sacrifice and the Right to Die

Scott Cutler Shershow

in Deconstructing Dignity: A Critique of the Right-to-Die Debate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226088129
eISBN:
9780226088266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226088266.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Building on previous chapters, this chapter argues that the whole debate about a right to die is pervaded, on both sides, by a logic of sacrificial calculation. This point is elaborated by ... More


Prologue

Patrick Montague

in Chełmno and the Holocaust: The History of Hitler's First Death Camp

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835272
eISBN:
9781469601854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869413_montague.8
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Though the modern concept of the word euthanasia is physician-assisted suicide, it has nothing in common with what has become known as the Euthanasia Program conducted by the National Socialist ... More


Death to All Humans!: The Church of Euthanasia’s Modest Proposal

Mark Dery

in I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677733
eISBN:
9781452948324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677733.003.0029
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the Church of Euthanasia and its radical solutions to the global population explosion: suicide, abortion, cannibalism, and sodomy. The Church of Euthanasia is a tax-exempt ... More


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