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Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics

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Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics - Singer, Peter
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A victim of the Hillsborough Disaster in 1989, Anthony Bland lay in hospital in a coma being fed liquid food by a pump, via a tube passing through his nose and into his stomach. On 4 February 1993 Britain's highest court ruled that doctors attending him could lawfully act to end his life. Our traditional ways of thinking about life and death are collapsing. In a world of respirators and embryos stored for years in liquid nitrogen, we can no longer take the sanctity of human life as the cornerstone of our ethical outlook. ...

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Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics 2000, St. Martins Press-3PL, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312144012

2nd edition

Trade paperback

Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics 1995, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192861849

Paperback

Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics 1995, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312118808

Us edition

Hardcover