Living and Dying Well

Living and Dying Well

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In the second volume of his trilogy, Petrinovich presents a detailed account of the dilemmas that humans in technologically advanced societies face when confronted by matters of life, death, and medical treatment. The issues he discusses include genetic screening, the Human Genome Project, criteria for defining death, organ donation and transplantation, and assisted suicide and euthanasia. Petrinovich also discusses healthcare policy issues such as the allocation of scarce medical resources and rationing. He argues for adequate health care as a fundamental moral necessity and makes a number of policy recommendations.(Published in cloth by Plenum Press, 1996)Suicide. and. Euthanasia. Moral. and. Legal. Issues. When discussing issues of suicide and euthanasia Joel Feinberga#39;s (1986) scheme that considers suicide as an act involving one party/certain harm and euthanasia as one involving twoanbsp;...

Title:Living and Dying Well
Author:Lewis Petrinovich
Publisher:MIT Press - 1998


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