Euthanasia

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  • Created on: 10-05-13 18:53
What does Christian Ethics think about Euthanasia?
God gave life as a gift so it would be wrong to kill yourself.
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What does Natural Law think about Euthanasia?
Euthanasia goes against the Primary precept of preservation of life.
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What does Utilatarianism think about Euthanasia?
Focuses on Quality of Life argument pleasure verses pain.
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What does Kantian Ethics think about Euthanasia?
People should be treated as an ends not means. A person has a moral Duty towards others to stay alive.
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What is the "Slippery Slope Argument"?
If euthanasia became legal then i might be considered all right for people to kill themselves and this could lead to many deaths that shouldn't be allowed.
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What is "Voluntary Euthanasia"?
The intentional ending of someone's life with their request of consent.
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What is "Non-voluntary Euthanasia"?
Where a person can not make a desision for themselves so a family member, doctor or friends makes that decision for them.
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What is "Involuntary Euthanasia"?
When Euthanasia is made either without the persons wishes or without their consent even if they are able to make that decision.
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What is "Active Euthanasia"?
Acting to bring about the death of a person.
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What is "Passive Euthanasia"?
Failing to prevent the death of a person.
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What does Natural Law think about Euthanasia?

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Euthanasia goes against the Primary precept of preservation of life.

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What is the "Slippery Slope Argument"?

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