New Directions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

Michael Cholbi* (Editor), Jukka Varelius (Editor)

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This book provides novel perspectives on ethical justifiability of assisted dying in the revised edition of New Directions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia. Going significantly beyond traditional debates about the value of human life, the ethical significance of individual autonomy, the compatibility of assisted dying with the ethical obligations of medical professionals, and questions surrounding intention and causation, this book promises to shift the terrain of the ethical debates about assisted dying. The novel themes discussed in the revised edition include the role of markets, disability, gender, artificial intelligence, medical futility, race, and transhumanism. Ideal for advanced courses in bioethics and healthcare ethics, the book illustrates how social and technological developments will shape debates about assisted dying in the years to come.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer
Number of pages348
Volume103
ISBN (Electronic)9783031253157
ISBN (Print)9783031253140, 9783031253171
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Mar 2023

Publication series

NameThe International Library of Bioethics
PublisherSpringer Cham
Volume103
ISSN (Print)2662-9186
ISSN (Electronic)2662-9194

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