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Dignity and Dying

Paperback|Jul 1996
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Twenty leading experts in the bioethics debate here engage matters of dignity and dying from a Christian perspective.The book begins with essays by David Schiedermayer, Arlene Miller, and Gregory Waybright that root the book in the experience of dying itself....


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Twenty leading experts in the bioethics debate here engage matters of dignity and dying from a Christian perspective.The book begins with essays by David Schiedermayer, Arlene Miller, and Gregory Waybright that root the book in the experience of dying itself. This is followed by contributions from Nigel Cameron, John Dunlop, Marsha Fowler, and Allen Verhey on the topics that provide the guiding vision for approaches to dignity and dying: autonomy, death, suffering, and faithfulness.Four of the most pressing end-of-life challenges-forgoing treatment, medical futility, definition of death, and assisted suicide/euthanasia-are then examined by John Kilner, Christopher Hook, Holly Vautier, and Edmund Pellegrino.The next section, with contributions from Ben Mitchell, Jerome Wernow, Arthur Dyck, and Henk Jochemsen, is devoted to investigations of key settings where people have wrestled with these challenges: Nazi Germany; Oregon; North American legal systems; and the Netherlands.Finally, the
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This book offers a variety of perspectives on significant ethical issues in the field of medicine and health care, particularly as they relate to death and dying.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 103568
  • Product Code 0802842321
  • EAN 9780802842329
  • Pages 268
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Medical/science
  • Publisher Eerdmans
  • Publication Date Jul 1996
  • Sales Rank 35605
  • Dimensions 233 x 158 x 16mm
  • Weight 0.408kg

Edmund D Pellegrino (Ed)

Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D., is professor emeritus of medicine and medical ethics and adjunct professor of philosophy at Georgetown University.

John F Kilner (Ed)

John F. Kilner (PhD, Harvard) is the Franklin Forman Chair of Ethics, Professor of Bioethics and Contemporary Culture, and Director of Bioethics Programs at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. The author or editor of 20 books, Dr. Kilner served as President and CEO of The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity in Bannockburn, Illinois from 1994--2005.

Arlene B Miller (Ed)

Arlene B. Miller (R.N., Ph.D.) is retired from the DepartmenArlene B. Miller (R.N., Ph.D.) is retired from the Department of Nursing at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. St of Nursing at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. She continues to teach occasional classes there. Her books inhe continues to teach occasional classes there. Her books include Values in Conflict and Called to Care. clude Values in Conflict and Called to Care. C

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