Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments

2017.05.31 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John K. Davis (ed.), Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments, Routledge, 2017, 254pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2017.05.31 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John K. Davis (ed.), Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments, Routledge, 2017, 254pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138829756. Reviewed by Anthony Wrigley, Keele University John K. Davis' edited collection on the theme of ethics at the end of life provides us with fourteen newly written chapters, many from names that those familiar with this area will doubtless recognise. The book has four Parts, each covering a general topic area in end of life ethics: the nature of death; who should make end of life decisions; means of ending life; and the role of other parties at the end of life. Individual chapters then address specific topics that fall under the more general theme of the Part in which they are contained. There is no general editorial discussion or introduction for each Part but Davis does provide a short introduction to the book as a whole, presenting a brief... Read More

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