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Eight Reasons Not to Legalize Physician Assisted Suicide (2015)
David Albert Jones argues that legalizing physician assisted suicide would not address the needs of the dying but would threaten people with disabilities and those who are suicidal. It would undermine key principles of law, medical ethics and palliative care and would not be controllable. A pdf is available here.
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Seven Reasons Why They Should Not Be Legalized (1997)
By Professor Luke Gormally
Euthanasia: Unpacking the Debate (2002)
Helen Watt analyses certain concepts and historical facts relevant to the euthanasia debate. Key issues discussed: euthanasia legalisation - the Netherlands - the 'slippery slope' - value of human life - respect for human life. A pdf is available here.
Human Dignity in Healthcare: A Virtue Ethics Approach (2012)
Legislating for Advance Refusals of Treatment: What is at issue? (1998)
Luke Gormally shows that making advance refusals legally binding will undermine the doctor-patient relationship and promote the cause of euthanasia. A pdf is available here.
The BMA Report on Euthanasia and the Case Against Legalization (1994)
A review of the Report by Luke Gormally.* A pdf is available here.
The Varieties of Human Dignity: A Logical and Conceptual Analysis (2012)
[Epub ahead of print]