Tag Archives: assisted suicide
Exceptionalizing Mental Illness & Medical Assistance in Dying
March 11, 2021 · by impact ethics · in Canada, Canadian Bioethics, Community, Death & Assisted Dying, euthanasia, MAiD, Mental Health, Older Adults, physician-assisted dying, Privacy and Trust, Public Health, vulnerability
Daryl Pullman examines the argument that prohibiting medical assistance in dying for people whose sole underlying condition is mental illness unfairly exceptionalizes mental illness.
Cost of Medical Assistance in Dying
Cristina Alarcon questions the social costs of legalizing medical assistance in dying.
Dignity, Politics, and Medical Assistance in Dying
Harry Critchley considers the meaning and role of dignity within debates on medical assistance in dying.
Physician-Assisted Death in Canada February – June 2016
January 26, 2016 · by impact ethics · in Canadian Bioethics, Community, Death & Assisted Dying, Law & Policy · Leave a comment
Jocelyn Downie explains the Supreme Court of Canada’s response to the federal government’s request for more time to develop a new law on physician-assisted death.
Carter and the Politics of Certainty
February 12, 2015 · by impact ethics · in Death & Assisted Dying, Disability, Law & Policy · Leave a comment
Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry problematizes the desire for “certainty” that has influenced, and no doubt will continue to influence, the debate on physician-assisted dying.