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The Resource Suicide : the philosophical dimensions, Michael Cholbi

Suicide : the philosophical dimensions, Michael Cholbi

Label
Suicide : the philosophical dimensions
Title
Suicide
Title remainder
the philosophical dimensions
Statement of responsibility
Michael Cholbi
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work is a comprehensive investigation of the main philosophical issues surrounding suicide. It contains seminal arguments concerning the nature of suicide and its moral permissibility, the duty to die, the rationality of suicide, and the ethics of suicide intervention. This book sheds philosophical light on one of the most puzzling and enigmatic human behaviors
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
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Cholbi, Michael
Dewey number
179.7
Index
index present
LC call number
  • BD445
  • HV6545
LC item number
  • .C48 2011
  • .C428 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Broadview guides to philosophy
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  • Suicide
  • Suicide
  • Suicide
  • Suicide
  • Suicide
  • Självmord
  • Suicidio
  • Suicidio
Label
Suicide : the philosophical dimensions, Michael Cholbi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nature of suicide. Some examples ; What should a definition of suicide capture? ; Suicide as intentional self-killing ; Can suicide be coerced? -- The moral impermissibility of suicide. Christian arguments for the impermissibility of suicide ; Non-religious arguments for the impermissibility of suicide -- The moral permissibility of suicide. Must a permission be justified? ; Self-defense ; Self-knowledge ; Self-ownership ; Autonomy and rationality -- Is suicide ever a duty? Clarifying a "duty to die" ; Suicide in the service of a political or religious cause ; Suicide ordered by the State ; Suicide to unburden others ; Suicide to prevent the deaths of others -- Suicide prevention and intervention. Benign vs. problematic measures ; Why prevent or intervene? ; The paternalism objection ; Morally permissible anti-suicide measures ; Availability of lethal means -- Assisted suicide. A duty to assist suicide? ; Physician-assisted suicide ; Aiding suicide and the slippery slope ; Costs, benefits, and institutional design -- Epilogue: Why? Opportunity ; Motive ; Means -- Conclusion and summary
Control code
ocn624416778
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9781551119052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781551119052
  • (OCoLC)624416778
Label
Suicide : the philosophical dimensions, Michael Cholbi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nature of suicide. Some examples ; What should a definition of suicide capture? ; Suicide as intentional self-killing ; Can suicide be coerced? -- The moral impermissibility of suicide. Christian arguments for the impermissibility of suicide ; Non-religious arguments for the impermissibility of suicide -- The moral permissibility of suicide. Must a permission be justified? ; Self-defense ; Self-knowledge ; Self-ownership ; Autonomy and rationality -- Is suicide ever a duty? Clarifying a "duty to die" ; Suicide in the service of a political or religious cause ; Suicide ordered by the State ; Suicide to unburden others ; Suicide to prevent the deaths of others -- Suicide prevention and intervention. Benign vs. problematic measures ; Why prevent or intervene? ; The paternalism objection ; Morally permissible anti-suicide measures ; Availability of lethal means -- Assisted suicide. A duty to assist suicide? ; Physician-assisted suicide ; Aiding suicide and the slippery slope ; Costs, benefits, and institutional design -- Epilogue: Why? Opportunity ; Motive ; Means -- Conclusion and summary
Control code
ocn624416778
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9781551119052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781551119052
  • (OCoLC)624416778

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