Publication Date: January 03, 2017
Binding: Kobo eBook
This book addresses key historical, scientific, legal, and philosophical issues surrounding euthanasia and assisted suicide in the United States as well as in other countries and cultures.
• Addresses the extended history of debates regarding the ethical justifiability of assisted suicide and euthanasia
• Analyzes assisted suicide and euthanasia in many cultural, philosophical, and religious traditions
• Provides an interdisciplinary perspective on the subject, including coverage of topics such as the depictions of assisted dying in popular culture, that enables a more complete understanding of the emotionally charged controversy surrounding this subject
• Spotlights the latest medical and scientific developments in euthanasia and examines the role of technology in the ethical debates on assisted dying