Issues of the Ends of Life

Issues of the Ends of Life

Author: David Buley

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 9781426912528

Category: Social Science

Page: 138

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The Segelberg Lecture Series explores the intersection of religious faith and public policy. This book contains the lectures of the Trusts fi rst series, which were focused on The Ends of Life. Dalhousie Universitys School of Public Administration managed the series through a lecture committee under the able leadership of the former Dean of Dalhousie Law School, Professor Innis Christie, Q.C.
When Life Ends
Language: en
Pages: 188
Authors: Arthur S. Berger
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

...designed as an informative and useful tool to give a legal analysis accompanied by medicolegal forms and hospital policies.
Aquinas on the Beginning and End of Human Life
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Fabrizio Amerini
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-01 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Though often invoked by pro-life supporters, Thomas Aquinas in fact held that human life begins after conception, not at the moment of union. But in following the twists and turns of Aquinas’ thinking about the beginning and end of human life, Fabrizio Amerini reaches a nuanced interpretation that will unsettle
Ending and Extending Life
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Facts On File, Incorporated
Categories: Medical ethics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Provides a detailed look at several bold medical innovations that have saved and improved the lives of millions of patients, including mechanical ventilation, organ transplantation and other life-saving surgical techniques.
Death and Life
Language: en
Pages: 110
Authors: Arthur C. McGill
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-02 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Of course, death will happen to all of us someday, but until then, it's not something to think about or grapple with. But we do think about it. Arthur C. McGill maintains that our preoccupation with health, good looks, and material success is in fact a retreat from death--which we
The Right to Life and Conflicting Interests
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Elizabeth Wicks
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The right to life is a core human right which has not yet received the detailed legal analysis that it requires. This book provides detailed, critical analysis of the controversial human right to life and, in particular, assesses the weight of conflicting interests which could and/or should serve to override