Table of contents for Ending life : ethics and the way we die / Margaret Pabst Battin.

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Introduction: Ending Life: The Way We Do It, The Way We Could Do It

PART I: Dilemmas about Dying

1. Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide

2. Euthanasia: The Way We Do It, the Way They Do It

3. Going Early, Going Late: The Rationality of Decisions about Physician-Assisted Suicide in AIDS

4. Is a Physician Ever Obligated to Help a Patient Die?

5. Case Consultation: Scott Ames, A Man Giving Up on Himself

6. Robeck

PART II: Historical, Religious, and Cultural Concerns

7. Collecting the Primary Texts: Sources on the Ethics of Suicide

8. July 4, 1826: Explaining the Same-Day Deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson (And What Could This Mean for Bioethics?)

9. High Risk Religion: Informed Consent in Faith Healing, Serpent Handling, and Refusing Medical Treatment

10. Terminal Procedure

11. The Ethics of Self-Sacrifice: What's Wrong with Suicide Bombing?

PART III: Dilemmas about Dying in a Global Future

12. Genetic Information and Knowing When You Will Die

13. Extra Long Life: Ethical Aspects of Increased Life Span

14. Global Life Expectancies and International Justice: A Reemergence of the Duty to Die?

15. New Life in the Assisted-Death Debate: Scheduled Drugs versus NuTech

16. Empirical Research in Bioethics: The Method of "Oppositional Collaboration"

17. Safe, Legal, Rare? Physician-Assisted Suicide and Cultural Change in the Future

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Assisted suicide -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Euthanasia -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Death -- Moral and ethical aspects.