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Duties and Necessity

Penney Lewis

in Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212873
eISBN:
9780191707063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212873.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

The defence of necessity was the route used to effectively legalize euthanasia in the Netherlands. The Dutch use of necessity focuses on the key conflict between the duty to preserve life and the ... More


Redemptive Suffering Redeemed:: A Protestant View of Suffering

Karen Lebacqz

in Suffering and Bioethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199926176
eISBN:
9780199396788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926176.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Is suffering ever redemptive? I argue here that, from a Protestant perspective, only certain suffering is redemptive, and that applying the concept of redemptive suffering to the situation of a dying ... More


Process of clinical decision making

Fiona Randall and R.S. Downie

in Palliative Care Ethics: A Companion for All Specialties

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192630681
eISBN:
9780191730078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630681.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter begins by examining responsibility for outcomes, and then deals mainly with the process of decision making. It clarifies the moral issues that arise in the traditional methods of ... More


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