Tag Archives: medically assisted dying
Dignity, Politics, and Medical Assistance in Dying
Harry Critchley considers the meaning and role of dignity within debates on medical assistance in dying.
A Fate Worse than Death
September 16, 2015 · by impact ethics · in Canadian Bioethics, Death & Assisted Dying, Law & Policy · 4 Comments
Letitia Meynell explains why assisted dying is an important option for the terminally ill.
Ms. Maynard Was Right – Assisted Suicide Should Be Legal Everywhere
Mark Bernstein suggests that terminally ill patients should have the option of assisted suicide.
When Living is a Fate Worse Than Death
June 17, 2014 · by impact ethics · in Death & Assisted Dying · 3 Comments
Letitia Meynell, writing about her terminally ill mother, suggests that opponents of assisted death must turn their gaze away from abstract issues to the real embodied processes and experiences of dying patients.
Medical Aid in Dying: What Are We So Afraid Of?
Dave Langlois worries about the consequences of normalizing medical aid in dying, but nonetheless argues that grievously ill patients should be able to ask for, and receive, help in hastening their death.