Category Archives: Physician Assisted Suicide

PETER Y. WINDT
(1938 – )

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

  Peter Y. Windt, formerly associate professor of philosophy at the University of Utah and former chairman of the department, has worked on many problems in bioethics, especially the ethics of (re)designing human nature; philosophical method and problems of informal … Continue reading

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DANIEL CALLAHAN
(1930– )

from Reason, Self-determination, and Physician-Assisted Suicide

  Educated at Yale, Georgetown, and Harvard, Daniel Callahan was a cofounder of The Hastings Center, the first institute for bioethics, in 1969, and served as its president from 1969–1996. Callahan’s interests in bioethics range from the beginning to the … Continue reading

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MARY ROSE BARRINGTON
(1926– )

from Apologia for Suicide

  Born in London and educated at Oxford, Mary Rose Barrington became a lawyer and charity administrator, combining law practice with assisting in the management of a large group of almshouses for the aged. Her principal interests include voluntary euthanasia, … Continue reading

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