Anscombe Memorial Lecture 2023 – Dr Roberto Andorno, ‘Assisted Suicide, Autonomy and the Common Good’

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πŸ—£ Dr Roberto Andorno delivered the Anscombe Memorial Lecture 2023 on β€˜Assisted Suicide, Autonomy and the Common Good’. Dr Andorno is Associate Professor of Biomedical Law and Bioethics at the Law Faculty, and Research Fellow at the Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine, of the University of Zurich.

πŸ™πŸ» This Lecture was made possible by a generous grant from the St Francis de Sales Charitable Trust, for which the Centre would like to express its profound appreciation.

πŸ“š For more cutting-edge contributions clarifying key issues at stake in the social, political, and medical debate over euthanasia and assisted suicide (EAS), see our updated briefing paper series.

πŸŽ₯ For other Anscombe Memorial Lectures since 2012, see our playlist here. You can also see the full playlist of all our EAS-related videos, here.


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