This is an original contribution to the much debated area of the value that we should place on human life. With the euthanasia issue highlighted in the public arena this book argues for a n-absolutist highest value on life ethic and how that fits with society's current emphasis on individual automy. By the use of everyday examples the impact of placing a high value on life is explored. It will be useful for students of ethics, nursing and medicine and those engaged in the public debate on euthanasia.
Ian N. Olver
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Date of Publication
International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine