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Prof. Emily Jackson of the London School of Economics offers a perspective on euthanasia legislation in the UK.
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While traditional moral arguments about euthanasia tend to focus on cases where the condition of the individual is terminal, the recent case of a 23 year old British man commiting suicide in a Swiss euthanasia clinic, after being left paralysed from the neck down from a sporting injury, raises a number of moral and legal questions. Is there […]
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British philosopher Baroness Mary Warnock has weighed into the current debate on euthanasia inspired by the death of Daniel James with this piece at Guardian Unlimited. She argues that we must respect the autonomous wishes of others and not place our judgements of the value of another’s life above their own. The article has provoked […]
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