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Egyptian Didactic Tale (c. 1937-1759 B.C.)

Dialogue of a Man With His Soul

The Vedas, and Upanishads, and Purana (c. 1500-c.500 B.C.)

Chandogya Upanishad
Isha Upanishad
Brahma Purana
Padma Purana
Skanda Purana
Jabala Upanishad

The Hebrew Bible and Apocrypha (c. 12-1st centuries B.C.)

Genesis: The Prohibition of Bloodshed
Exodus: The Ten Commandments
Judges: Samson and the Philistines
I Samuel-II Samuel: Saul and his Armor-Bearer
Job: The Sufferings of Job
Daniel: Shadrach, Meschach, Abednego and the Fiery Furnance
II Maccabees: The Suicide of Razis

Homer (c. 8th century B.C.)

The Iliad: The Deaths of Hector and Achilles

Dharmashastra (c. 600 B.C.-200 A.D.)

Gautama Sutra
Apastamba Sutra

Vasishtha Sutra
Laws of Manu
Vishnu Smriti

The Jain Tradition (599-527 B.C. to 5th century A.D.)

Acaranga Sutra: The Seventh Lecture, called Liberation
Upasaka-Dasah: Ten Chapters on Lay Attenders: The Story of Ananda
Tattvartha Sutra: Passionless End is Not Suicide

Confucius (551-479 B.C.)

The Analects
The Book of Filial Piety

Sophocles (c. 496-406 B.C.)

Oedipus at Colonus

Euripides (c. 484-406 B.C.)

Suppliant Women: The Suicide of Evadne, Watched by her Father

The Hippocratic Corpus (c. 450-c.350 B.C.)

The Hippocratic Oath
About Maidens

Plato (c. 424-c. 348 B.C.)

Apology: Socrates on Being Condemned to Death
Phaedo: The Death of Socrates
The Republic: On Medicine
The Laws: Recidivist Criminals and Penalties for Suicide

Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)

Nicomachean Ethics

Mencius (c. 372-c. 289 B.C.)

The Mencius

Qu Yuan (c. 340-278 B.C.)

Embracing Sand

Chrysippus (c. 280-c. 206 B.C.)

The Stoics’ Five Reasons for Suicide

Sima Qian (c. 145/135-86 B.C.)

Records of the Grand Historian

The Basic Annals of Xiang Yu
The Assassin and his Sister

Letter in Reply to Ren Shaoqing

Cicero (106-43 B.C.)

Tusculan Disputations
On Ends
On Old Age

The Questions of King Milinda (c. 100 B.C.)

On Suicide

Livy (59 B.C.-17 A.D.)

The History of Rome: The Rape of Lucretia

Seneca (4 B.C.-65 A.D.)

Moral Letters to Lucilius

Letter 70: On the Proper Time to Slip the Cable
Letter 77: On Taking One’s Own Life
Letter 78: On the Healing Power of the Mind  

Valerius Maximus (fl. c. 14-c. 37)

Memorable Doings and Sayings

Pliny the Elder (23-79)

Natural History

Of God
Nature of the Earth
What Diseases are Attended with the Greatest Pain

Ignatius of Antioch (c. 35/50-c. 107)

Epistle: To the Romans

Josephus (37-c. 100)

The Jewish War

The Defeat at Jotapata
The Fall of Masada

Plutarch (c. 46-c. 120)

Moralia: The Women of Miletus
Parallel Lives: Cato the Younger

The New Testament (c. 50-c. 125)

Matthew: The Death of Jesus and the Suicide of Judas
Acts: Paul Prevents a Suicide

I Corinthians: The Body as Temple
Philippians: Paul in Prison: On the Desire to Die

Lotus Sutra (c. 50-c. 200)

Former Affairs of the Bodhisattva Medicine King

Tacitus (c. 55-c. 117)

The Annals: The Death of Seneca

Epictetus (c. 55-c. 135)


How From the Doctrine of Our Relationship to God We Are To Deduce its Consequences
How We Should Bear Illness
Of Freedom

Pliny the Younger (62-113)


To Calestrius Tiro
To Catilius Severus
To Marcilius Nepos
To Calpurnius Macer

Justin Martyr (c. 100-165)

The Second Apology: Why Christians Do Not Kill Themselves

Clement of Alexandria (c. 150-c.215)

The Miscellanies

The Praises of Martyrdom
Those Who Offered Themselves for Martyrdom Reproved

Tertullian (c. 160-c. 220)

To the Martyrs
The Crown of Martyrdom 

Bhagavad-Gita (3rd century)

The Way to Eternal Brahman

Genesis Rabbah (compiled 3rd-5th century)

Commentary on Genesis 9:5

Plotinus (204-270)

The Enneads

On Happiness
On the Primal Good and Secondary Forms of Good
The Reasoned Dismissal

Lactantius (c. 240-c. 320)

The Divine Institutes

Eusebius (c. 260-339)

Ecclesiastical History

Ambrose (337/340-397)

Of Virgins: Letter to Marcellina

Augustine (354-430)

The City of God
On Free Choice of the Will

The Babylonian Talmud (3rd-6th centuries)

Bava Kamma
Avodah Zarah

Bana (c. 595-c. 655)

Harsha-Carita, The Death of the Great King: On Sati

The Quran (traditional date c. 632-c. 650)

Surahs 2.54, 2.154, 2.195, 2.209, 3.145, 3.169-70, 4.29-30, 4.66, 4.74-80, 9.111, 18.6

Hadith: The Sayings of Muhammad (7th-9th century)

Ya’qub al-Qirqisani (c. 890-c. 960)

The Book of Lighthouses and Watchtowers

Ahmad ibn Fadlan (fl. 920s)

The Risala: By the River Volga, 922: Viking Ship Burial

 Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi (c. 923-1023)

Borrowed Lights: On Suicide

Jetsun Milarepa (c. 1052-c. 1135)

Songs of Milarepa

Abu-Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazali (1056-1111)

Revival of the Religious Sciences

Tosafot (12-14th centuries)

On Avodah Zarah 18a 
On the Torah: Concerning Genesis Rabbah (Genesis 9:5)

Henry de Bracton (c. 1210-1268)

On the Laws and Customs of England: Where a Man Commits Felony Upon His Own Person

The Norse Sagas (c. 1220-c. 1400)

Ynglinga Saga: Odin Marks Himself with a Spear
Gautrek’s Saga: The Family Cliff
Njal’s Saga: The Burning of Njal

Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225-1274)

Summa Theologiae: Whether One is Allowed to Kill Oneself

Angela of Foligno (c. 1248-1309)

The Book of Divine Consolation of the Blessed Angela of Foligno

Abu’Abd Allah Muhammad ibn Batutta (1304-1368/69)

Rihla: On Sati and Religious Suicide

Thomas More (1478-1535)

A Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation

Martin Luther (1483-1546)

Table Talk

Francisco de Vitoria (c. 1483/92-1546)

Lecture on Homicide
Commentary on [Thomas Aquinas] Summa Theologiae IIa II ae Q. 64 A.5

John Calvin (1509-1564)

Sermons on Job

Solomon ben Jehiel Luria (1510-1573)

Yam shel Shelomoh On Bava Kamma 8:59

Central and South American Indigenous Cultures (documented 1519-1621)


Codex Chimalpopoca: The Death of Quetzalcoatl (1570)
Letters from Mexico (Hernán Cortés, 1519-20)
General History of the Things of New Spain (Bernardino de Sahagún, c. 1565)

(The Florentine Codex)

The Festival in the Month of Tóxcatl
The Sun, Moon, and Stars, and the Binding of the Years

Monarchia Indiana

Chimalpopoca’s Victory in Death (Juan de Torquemada, 1609-15)

In Defense of the Indians (Bartolomé de Las Casas, 1548-1550)


Popol Vuh

History of the Twins Hunahpu and Xbalanque
How the People Obtained Fire (dictated in K’iche’, c. 1554-1558; Francisco Ximénez, c. 1701)

An Account of the Affairs of Yucatán

Ixtab: Goddess of the Gallows (Diego de Landa, c. 1570)


Natural History of the West Indies

Suicide on the Death of the Chief (Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo, 1526)

La Historia General de las Indias

Suicide, Smallpox, and the Arrival of the Spaniards (Francisco López de Gómara, 1552)

History of the New World

Suffering at the Hands of the Spaniards (Girolamo Benzoni, 1565)

The Incas

The Incas: The Burial of Wives (Pedro de Cieza de León, 1553)
Natural & Moral History of the Indies

Of Superstitions They Used to the Dead (José de Acosta, 1589)

The Extirpation of Idolatry in Peru

What Those Who Hang Themselves Really Are (Pablo José de Arriaga, 1621)

Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592)

Of Cannibals
A Custom of the Island of Cea

Abu’l Fazl ibn Mubarak (1551-1602)

Biography of the Emperor Akbar: On Jauhar and Saka

John Donne (1572-1631)


Robert Burton (1577-1640)

The Anatomy of Melancholy

John Sym (1581c.-1638)

Lifes Preservative Against Self-Killing

Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)

A Dialogue of the Common Laws of England

Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677)


Samuel von Pufendorf (1632-1694)

Of the Law of Nature and Nations

John Locke (1632-1704)

Second Treatise of Government

Of the State of Nature
Of Slavery

Samuel Pepys (1633-1703)


Huang Liuhong (1633-c. 1710)

A Complete Book Concerning Happiness and Benevolence

North American Indigenous Cultures (documented 1635-1970)


Mrs. Cochran Becoming a Windigo (R. Landes, 1932-1935)


The Gaspesians: Suicide, Shame, and Despair (Chrestien Le Clercq, 1675-1686)


Le Jeune’s Relation (Jean de Brebeuf; Father Paul Le Jeune 1635-1636)
The Suicide of Children (Anthony F.C. Wallace, citing LeMercier, 1600s)


Suicide (Father Joseph François Lafitau, 1712-17)
Suicide of the Widowed (Baron de Lahontan, 1703)
The Song of Death (Baron de Lahontan, 1703)


Murder and Suicide (Mrs. Mary Jemison, 1817)
The Code of Handsome Lake (Edward Cornplanter, Arthur C. Parker, 1850, 1913)
The Suicide as Earthbound (Jesse Cornplanter)


Varieties of Shame: Time of Death, Pollution, and the Disfigurement of Smallpox (James Adair, 1775)


The Favorite Wife of the Chief Sun (Jean-Bernard Bossu, 1751-1762)


Elderly Persons “Thrown Away” (Ernest Wallace & Edward Adamson Hoebel, 1933, 1945)
Suicide from Overwhelming Shame (Edward Adamson Hoebel, 1940)


The Rarity of Suicide; When the Camp Moved (M. Inez Hilger, 1935-1942)


Suicide among Sioux Women (John Bradbury, 1809-1811)


Two Twists in Battle (Karl N. Llewellyn and Edward Adamson Hoebel, 1941)


Smallpox and the End of a Household (Alfred W. Bowers, 1930-1931)


Crazy-Dog Wishing to Die (Robert H. Lowie, 1913)
The Lowest of the Low (William Wildschut, 1918-1927; 1960)

Gros Ventre

Singing the ‘Brave-Song’ (Regina Flannery, 1940-1948)


Suicide to Avoid Marriage (George Bird Grinnell, 1888)
The Sandhills (Adolf Hungry Wolf, 1977)
Kit-sta-ka Rejoins her Husband After the Sun Dance (Walter McClintock, 1910)
When Wakes-Up-Last Murdered All of his Children (Walter McClintock, 1968)


Notes on Navajo Suicide (Leland C. Wyman and Betty Thorne, 1945)
The Destination of Witches and Suicides (Leland C. Wyman, W.W. Hill, and Iva Ósanai, 1942)
Reasons for Suicide (D. Leighton and C. Kluckhohn, 1947)
Ending One’s Life by Wishing to Die (Franc Johnson Newcomb, 1915-1940)
Crazy Violence (B. Kaplan and D. Johnson, 1964)
Navajo Suicide (Jerrold E. Levy, 1965)


Making Arrangements for Suicide (Edmund Nequatewa, 1936)
How the Hopi Marked the Boundary Line (Edmund Nequatewa, 1936)
Girls Going Qövisti (Mischa Titiev, 1932-1940)


Postmenopausal Women (John Wesley Powell, 1867-1880)


Suicides as Cloud Beings (Elsie Clews Parsons, 1939)
Ritual Revenge (Ruth Benedict, 1934)

Jicarilla Apache

Apache War Customs (M.E. Opler, 1936)


The First Death: Matavilye, and Suicide in Childbirth, Weaning, and Twins (George Devereux, 1961)


Psychological Suicide (B.W. Aginsky, 1934-35)

Wintu and others

Suicide in Northeastern California (Erminie W. Voegelin, 1937)


The Stigma of Suicide (Lucy Thompson, 1916)


Strained Sex Relations (V. F. Ray, 1928-1930)
Suicide by Hanging (W. Cline, 1930)


Shame (Ruth Benedict, 1934)


Barbarities Practised on Widows (Ross Cox, citing M’Gillivray 1794-1795)


Holding Others Responsible for Suicide (Aurel Krause, 1881-1882; 1956)
Slaves: An Honor to Die at the Master’s Funeral (Albert F. Niblack, 1887)
Paying Damages for Suicide (Livingston F. Jones, 1893-1914)


Suicide and Intoxication (John Joseph Honigmann, 1943-1945)

Daidoji Yuzan (1639-1730)

Beginner’s Book of Bushido

Increase Mather (1639-1723)

A Call to the Tempted

Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1725)

The Love Suicides at Sonezaki

John Adams (1662-1720)

An Essay Concerning Self-Murther

Cotton Mather (1663-1728)

Memorable Providences Relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions

Charles Gildon (c. 1665-1724)   [New Selection, in preparation]

Apology for the Suicide of Charles Blount

Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

A Defense Against the Temptation to Self-Murther

Montesquieu (1689-1755)

The Persian Letters
Considerations of the Causes of the Greatness of the Romans and Their Decline
The Spirit of the Laws

Volatire (1694-1778)

Philosophical Dictionary

Caleb Fleming (1698-1779)

A Dissertation Upon the Unnatural Crime of Self-Murder

John Wesley (1703-1791)

Thoughts on Suicide

David Hume (1711-1776)

Of Suicide
Letter to John Home of Ninewells

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

Julie, or the New Heloise

William Blackstone (1723-1780)

Commentaries on the Laws of England

Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron d’Holbach (1723-1789)

The System of Nature

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)

Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals
The Metaphysical Principles of Virtue: Man’s Duty to Himself Insofar as He Is an Animal Being
Lectures on Ethics: Duties Towards the Body in Regard to Life

Cesare Beccaria (1738-1794)

Of Crimes and Punishments

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

A Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments in Cases Heretofore Capital
Letter to Dr. Samuel Brown

Olaudah Equiano (c. 1745-1797)

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself

Richard Hey (1745-1835)

Dissertation on Suicide

Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832)

Principles of Penal Law
Principles of Judicial Procedures

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

The Sorrows of Young Werther
Truth and Poetry: From My Own Life   

William Godwin (1756-1836)

Enquiry Concerning Political Justice
Memoirs of the Author of a ‘Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762-1814)

The Science of Ethics as Based on the Science of Knowledge

Ephraim Zalman Margolioth (1762-1828)

Bet Efrayim

Ann Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein (1766-1817)

On the Influence of the Passions
Reflections on Suicide 

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831)

Philosophy of Right 

Novalis (1772-1801) 

Novices of Sais 

Jean-Étienne-Dominique Esquirol (1772-1840)

Mental Maladies: A Treatise on Insanity

Rammohun Roy (1774-1833)

Translation of a Conference Between an Advocate For, and an Opponent Of, the Practice of Burning Widows Alive

Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859)

Essays in Philosophy: On Suicide

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

The World as Will and Idea                                  
Studies in Pessimism: On Suicide

Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837)

Dialogue between Plotinus and Porphyry

John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)

Deaths of Casimir Perier and Georges Cuvier
Penal Code for India
Diary, March 8, 1854
On Liberty

Forbes Winslow (1810-1874)

The Anatomy of Suicide: Can Suicide Be Prevented by Legislative Enactments?

Karl Marx (1818-1883)

Peuchet on Suicide

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)

Note, Christmas Eve, 1850
Nightingale’s draft novel
Draft for Suggestions for Thought to Searchers After Religious Truth
Notes on Nursing for the Labouring Classes
Note to Benjamin Jowett
Reflections on George MacDonald’s Novel, Robert Falconer
Truth and Feeling
Notes on Egypt: Mysticism and Eastern Religions

Oceania Indigenous Culture (documented 1820-1983)


The Principal Wife of the Chief (William Mariner, 1820)
Elderly Parents and the Time to Die  (Charles Wilkes, 1845)
Deaths of the Old Chief and his Wives (Thomas Williams, 1858)

Solomon Islands

Tikopian Attitudes Towards Suicide (Raymond Firth, 1967)

Papua New Guinea: Kiriwina/The Trobriand Islands

Suicide as an Act of Justice
Expiation and Insult: Jumping from a Palm (Bronislaw Malinowski, 1916, 1926)
The Kaliai: Good Death, Bad Death (David R. Counts and Dorothy Ayers Counts, 1983-84)


A Tale of Two Lovers: Tying Their Hair Together  (Freycinet, 1819)


Sea Spirit Spasms (Frank Joseph Mahony, (1950-1968), 1970)
Group Rejection and Suicide (Thomas Gladwin and Seymour Bernard Sarason, 1953)


Who Will Go With Me?” (George Turner, 1884)


The Love-Sick of Vavau (Basil Thomson, 1886-1891, 1894)

Niue Island

Traditions of Niue (Edwin M. Loeb, 1926)

Pukapuka, Cook Islands

After Defeat in Fighting: Burying Oneself Alive (Ernest Beaglehole and Pearl Beaglehole, 1938)


The Native Culture in the Marquesas: Coconut Rites for Suicide
Marquesan Legends: Tahia-noho-uu (E. S. Craighill Handy, 1920, 1930)

Mangareva, Gambier Islands

Cliff Suicide: The Privilege of Women (Te Rangi Hiroa [Sir Peter H. Buck], 1938)


The Maori Myth of Tane The Myth of Rakuru (John White, 1887)
Maori: Tupu and Mate (J. Prtyz Johansen, 1954)
The Spirit (Frederick Edward Maning, 1922)
The Dying Maori Chief and his Old and Young Wives (Frederick Edward Maning, 1922)


The Secrecy of the Bones of a Chief (Laura C. Green and Martha Warren Beckwith, 1926)

Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881)

The Diary of a Writer

Robert Ingersoll (1833-1899)

Is Suicide a Sin? Colonel Ingersoll’s Reply to His Critics

A.B. Mitford, Lord Redesdale (1837-1916)

An Account of the Hara-Kiri

Arctic Indigenous Cultures (documented 1840-1940)

Eskimo of Diomede Island
Father and Son (Edward Moffat Weyer, 1932)

Are the Aleut Prone to Commit Suicide? (Veniaminov, 1840)

St. Lawrence Eskimo
Notes on Eskimo Patterns of Suicide (Leighton and Hughes, 1940)

Suicide as Shameful or Insane (Osgood, 1937)

Copper Eskimo
Death Taboos (Rasmussen, 1921-1924)
Suicide as Rare (Jenness, 1913-1918)

Eskimo of Cumberland Sound
Man’s Two Souls: The Afterlife (Boas, 1883-1884)

Caribou Eskimo
Moral Rights, Social Obligations (Birket-Smith, 1921-1924)

Netsilik Eskimo
Famine; On the Treatment of the Aged (Rasmussen, 1921-1924)

Iglulik Eskimo
The Moon Spirit (Rasmussen, 1921-1924)
Death, and Life in the Land of the Dead (Rasmussen, 1921-1924)
Those Who Were Left Behind (Rasmussen, 1921-1924)

Hudson Bay Inuit
Desertion of Old Women (Turner, 1882-1884, 1889-1890)

Eskimo of Baffin Island
Theological Questions (Hall, 1860-1862)
Tribal Life (Bilby, 1923)

Labrador Eskimo
Respect for the Aged (Hawkes, 1914)

Greenland Eskimo
The Old Woman and the Cliff (Nansen, 1893)

Eduard von Hartmann (1842-1906)

Philosophy of the Unconscious

William James (1842-1910)

The Principles of Psychology
Is Life Worth Living?

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Thus Spake Zarathustra: Voluntary Death
The Twilight of the Idols: A Moral for Doctors  

African Traditional Sub-Saharan Cultures (documented 1853-)

African Origin Myths
Man Desires Death (Hans Abrahamsson)

The Souls of the Dogons (Solange de Ganay, 1937-1939)

Restraining the Bereaved to Prevent Suicide (Jack Goody, 1962)

The Detection of Witches: Ordeal and Punishment

Law and Constitution: A Suicide’s Trial (Capt. R. S. Rattray, 1929)
Funeral Rites for Babies and Kings (Capt. R. S. Rattray, 1923-1927, 1929)
The Price of Intrigue with Women of Royal Blood (A. B. Ellis, 1887)

Killing Oneself “Upon the Head of Another”: The Tragedy of Adjuah Amissah (Brodie Cruickshank, 1853)

The Prohibition of Death (M. J. Field, 1937)

The Criminality of Suicide (A.B. Ellis, 1890)

The Kings of the Yoruba (Samuel Johnson, 1897)
Yoruba Laws and Customs: Suicide (A. K. Ajisafe, 1924)

Evil Spirits (Northcote W. Thomas, 1913)
Sacrifices, Death, and Burial (G. T. Basden, 1938)
A Murderer Must Hang Himself
An Old Woman’s Prearranged Funeral (G. T. Basden, 1921)

The Timely Death
Godusa: The Old Woman and the Antbear’s Hole (R.C.A. Samuelson, 1929)
Ukugodusa: The First Woman Who Became a Christian (L. H. Samuelson, 1912)
The Burial of a King (R.C.A. Samuelson, 1929)

The Ghost of a Suicide 

The Folktale of the Four Truths
Burial Alive: The Master of the Fishing-Spear

Hindu Widow, Anonymous (1889)

The Plight of Hindu Widows as Described by a Widow Herself

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)

The Psychopathology of Everyday Life
Contributions to a Discussion on Suicide
Mourning and Melancholia
The Psychogenesis of a Case of Homosexuality in a Woman
The Economic Problem of Masochism 

Emile Durkheim (1858-1917)


Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)

The Living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Suicide Note, August 17, 1935
The Right to Die

Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948)

Indian Home Rule
An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth
Non-Violence in Peace and War

Alfred Adler (1870-1937)


Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961)


John Haynes Holmes (1879-1964)

Is Suicide Justifiable?

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

Mrs. Dalloway
A Room of One’s Own
Journal, May 15, 1941
Letter to Leonard Woolf

Paul Tillich (1886-1965)

The Courage to Be

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) 

Notebooks 1914-1916

Mao Zedong (1893-1976) 

The Suicide of Miss Zhao

Szmul Zygielbojm (1895-1943)

Letter to the President and Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland

Paul-Louis Landsberg (1901-1944)

The Moral Problem of Suicide

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945)  

Ethics: The Last Things and the Things Before the Last

Albert Camus (1913-1960)

The Myth of Sisyphus
Notebooks 1935-1951

Japanese Naval Special Attack Force (Kamikaze Corps) (b. 1920s, d. 1944/45)

Kamikaze Diaries
Last Letters Home (1944-1945)

Murtaza Mutahhari (1920-1979) 

The Martyr: On Jihad, Suicide and Martyrdom

Thich Nhat Hanh (1926-)

Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire: In Search of the Enemy of Man

Mary Rose Barrington (1926-)

Apologia for Suicide

Daniel Callahan (1930-)

Reason, Self-determination, and Physician-Assisted Suicide

Peter Y. Windt (1938-)

What Counts as Suicide? It’s Not So Easy to Say

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