Life s Dominion

An Argument About Abortion, Euthanasia, and Individual Freedom Ronald Dworkin. Life's Dominion Law's Empire A Matter of Principle Taking Rights Seriously L I F E S D O M I N books by Ronald Dworkin.

Author: Ronald Dworkin

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9780307787910

Category: Law

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Internationally renowned lawyer and philosopher Ronald Dworkin addresses the crucially related acts of abortion and euthanasia in a brilliantly original book that examines their meaning in a nation that prizes both life and individual liberty. From Roe v. Wade to the legal battle over the death of Nancy Cruzan, no issues have opened greater rifts in American society than those of abortion and euthanasia. At the heart of Life's Dominion is Dworkin's inquest into why abortion and euthanasia provoke such controversy. Do these acts violate some fundamental "right to life"? Or are the objections against them based on the belief that human life is sacred? Combining incisive moral reasoning and close readings of indicidual court decisions with a majestic interpretation of the U.S. Constitution itself, Dworkin gives us a work that is absolutely essential for anyone who cares about the legal status of human life.
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Death S Dominion Ethics At The End Of Life

Ethics at the end of life Woods, Simon. Clark, D. (2002a) Cicely Saunders: Founder of the Hospice ... Dworkin, R. (1993) Life's Dominion: An Argument about Abortion, Euthanasia and Individual Freedom. New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf.

Author: Woods, Simon

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335211607

Category: Social Science

Page: 178

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Drawing on a philosophical framework, the author explores end-of-life issues in order to reflect on the nature of the good death and how this may be achieved. The book considers whether it is permissible or desirable to influence the quality of dying - of
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EBOOK Death s Dominion Ethics at the End of Life

Dworkin, R. (1993) Life's Dominion: An Argument about Abortion, Euthanasia and Individual Freedom. New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf. Ellershaw, J.E. (2002) Clinical pathways for care of the dying Bibliography 167.

Author: Simon Woods

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335230402

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

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"I enjoyed reading this book very much. It is very readable and well argued using real life cases and thought experiments as well … The book provides the reader with a short history of and an overview of the most important issues in modern palliative care. Various theoretical discussions are clearly set out, such as: the relationship between the hospice movement and modern palliative care, between palliative care and health care in general, between palliative sedation and euthanasia, and the question whether euthanasia can be part of palliative care. The author starts with exploring the existing debates and then develops his own arguments in a balanced and well-structured way." Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy "The text of this book is accessible, the philosophical and ethical arguments are clearly articulated, and relevant ethical principles are integrated into the critique of the issues, making this a very useful book for nurses working in palliative as well as in general care." Nursing Ethics "It is crucially important for any student or researcher who is seriously consideringethical and policy matters at the end of life to embrace and tackle intellectually the issues that Woods raises in this book. I would happily recommend it." Journal of Medical Ethics What constitutes a good death? Is it possible to arrange a good death? Is killing compatible with caring? This book looks at death and the issues and ethical dilemmas faced at the end of life. It addresses the central issues in the field such as: Withholding and withdrawing treatment Euthanasia and assisted suicide Terminal sedation The role of autonomy Palliative care Drawing on a philosophical framework, the author explores end-of-life issues in order to reflect on the nature of the good death and how this may be achieved. The book considers whether it is permissible or desirable to influence the quality of dying: offering palliative sedation as a possible alternative to terminal sedation, the argument is extended to examine why some forms of assisted dying can be shown to be compatible with the ideas of palliative care. Consideration is also given to future developments such as life extension techniques and the ethical questions that that these techniques might raise. As such, the book follows in the ongoing philosophical tradition to critique and analyse current thought on the topic of death, encouraging self-reflection in the reader and offering suggestions for practice in end-of-life care. Death’s Dominion is key reading for students and professionals involved in care of the dying, as well as those with an interest in the philosophical issues surrounding end-of-life care.
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Life s Dominion

At the heart of Life's Dominion is Dworkin's inquest into why abortion and euthanasia provoke such controversy. Do these acts violate some fundamental "right to life"?

Author: Ronald Dworkin

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307787915

Category: Law

Page: 288

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Internationally renowned lawyer and philosopher Ronald Dworkin addresses the crucially related acts of abortion and euthanasia in a brilliantly original book that examines their meaning in a nation that prizes both life and individual liberty. From Roe v. Wade to the legal battle over the death of Nancy Cruzan, no issues have opened greater rifts in American society than those of abortion and euthanasia. At the heart of Life's Dominion is Dworkin's inquest into why abortion and euthanasia provoke such controversy. Do these acts violate some fundamental "right to life"? Or are the objections against them based on the belief that human life is sacred? Combining incisive moral reasoning and close readings of indicidual court decisions with a majestic interpretation of the U.S. Constitution itself, Dworkin gives us a work that is absolutely essential for anyone who cares about the legal status of human life.
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The Ninth Amendment and the Politics of Creative Jurisprudence

Dworkin, Life's Dominion, 168. Casey, 4837; citations and quotation marks omitted. Dworkin, Life's Dominion, 120. Casey, 4798. Ibid., 4837. Ibid., 4801. Ibid., 4803. Dworkin, Life's Dominion, 146-47. Ibid., 139. Ibid., 139-40.

Author: Marshall DeRosa

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351292986

Category: Law

Page: 148

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The Ninth Amendment holds that every right not explicitly granted to the federal government by the Constitution belongs to the states or to the individual. Further, those rights held by the government should not be construed to deny or disparage other rights held by the people. As in other areas of contention between federal power and states' rights, the Ninth Amendment has become subject to activist Supreme Court interpretation whereby the traditional model of federalism, in which states had meaningful public policy prerogatives, has given way to a model in which states become mere extensions of the U. S. government. In this volume, Marshall DeRosa provides a thorough analysis of Supreme Court unenumerated rights policy and offers suggestions toward reestablishing American federalism as envisioned by the framers of the Constitution. The book opens with a review and analysis of current debates over Ninth Amendment rights and then utilizes the privileges and immunities clauses as demonstrative of the traditional relationship between the states' police powers and unenumerated fundamental rights. DeRosa then considers the critical role of academia in shifting public policy away from popular control and toward the judiciary. Later chapters include national and state case studies as instances of judicial creativity, an examination of the effects of Ninth Amendment jurisprudence on the Second Amendment as it bears on the gun control debate, and a comparative analysis of contrasting theories on the status of unenumerated rights. In his conclusion DeRosa offers some prescriptive thoughts on how to restore the original constitutional concept of popular consent as a remedy to an increasingly unaccountable federal judiciary. By restoring the Ninth Amendment to the context of American federalism, this volume constitutes a major contribution to contemporary scholarship, challenging a corpus of commentary that either ignores, misunderstands, or misrepresents the relevance of popular control in the articulation of unenumerated rights. The Ninth Amendment and the Politics of Creative Jurisprudence will be of interest to political scientists, historians, legal theorists, and political practitioners.
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End of Life Care and Pragmatic Decision Making

In Improving End of Life Care: A Hastings Center Special Report. Jennings B, Kaebnick GE, and Murray TH (eds) , 81 9—25. and Nimmons D. 1 992. Ethics on Call. Harmony Books. Dworkin R. 1 993. Life's Dominion: An Argument about Abortion, ...

Author: D. Micah Hester

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139483803

Category: Philosophy

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Every one of us will die, and the processes we go through will be our own - unique to our own experiences and life stories. End-of-Life Care and Pragmatic Decision Making provides a pragmatic philosophical framework based on a radically empirical attitude toward life and death. D. Micah Hester takes seriously the complexities of experiences and argues that when making end-of-life decisions, healthcare providers ought to pay close attention to the narratives of patients and the communities they inhabit so that their dying processes embody their life stories. He discusses three types of end-of-life patient populations - adults with decision-making capacity, adults without capacity, and children (with a strong focus on infants) - to show the implications of pragmatic empiricism and the scope of decision making at the end of life for different types of patients.
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Increasing Longevity

University Press , Cambridge ; 1996 ) and Ronald Dworkin Life's dominion ( London : Harper Collins , 1993 ) . ... 1994 ) and John Harris ' QALYfying the value of life ' in Journal of Medical Ethics 1987 ; 13 : 117–23 .

Author: Royal College of Physicians of London

Publisher: Royal College of Physicians

ISBN: 1860160778

Category: Aging

Page: 138

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Deterrence

... acts and omissions, see generally RONALD DWORKIN, LIFE's DOMINION: AN ARGUMENT ABOUT ABORTION, EUTHANASIA AND INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM (1993); Frances M. Kamm, Abortion and the Value of Life: A Discussion of Life's Dominion, 95 COLUM.

Author: Thom Brooks

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351944991

Category: Law

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Deterrence is a theory which claims that punishment is justified through preventing future crimes, and is one of the oldest and most powerful theories about punishment. The argument that punishment ought to secure crime reduction occupies a central place in criminal justice policy and is the site for much debate. Should the state deter offenders through the threat of punishment? What available evidence is there about the effectiveness of deterrence? Is deterrence even possible? This volume brings together the leading work on deterrence from the dominant international figures in the field. Deterrence is examined from various critical perspectives, including its diversity, relation with desert, the relation of deterrence with incapacitation and prevention, the role deterrence has played in debates over the death penalty, and deterrence and corporate crime.
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Mason and McCall Smith s Law and Medical Ethics

... in end of life decisions whereby the courts are increasingly relying on sanctity of life as the rigid benchmark from ... during the critical phase, changed his or her mind; Dworkin, in his classic Life's Dominion,139 points out that ...

Author: Graeme T. Laurie

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198747512

Category: Medical ethics

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This classic textbook has provided students of medical law and ethics with a framework for exploring this fascinating subject for over 30 years. Providing coverage of all of the topics found on medical law courses, it gives an overview of the inter-relationship between ethical medical practiceand the law.Medical law is significantly shaped by the courts, and as such this book provides extensive coverage of recent judicial decisions as well as statutory developments. This book has continually evolved to reflect changes in the law and shifting ethical opinions and the tenth edition continues to fulfilthis remit.
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WINNING IN THE BATTLES OF LIFE

You were furnished witha new life, dominion, power from on high that helps you towin battles of life without stress, Hallelujah!!! God is love; His loving kindness is from one generation toanother. It is an enjoyable, glorious encounter ...

Author: CHRISTINE FRANCIS

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781491866085

Category: Religion

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A faith booster and guide to being a conqueror in the journey called LIFE! In one of the chapters of this book, we explore who the Holy Spirit is, how He guides and teaches us to live victoriously!
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