Fatal Freedom the Ethics and Politics of Suicide
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
- Publish date: 11/01/1999
- ISBN: 9780275966461
- ISBN10: 0275966461
-- Is suicide a voluntary act?
-- Should physicians be permitted to prevent it?
-- Should they be authorized to abet it?
Patient autonomy is paramount, he argues. Patients should not be prevented from exercising their free will nor should physicians be permitted to enter the process by prescribing or providing the means for voluntary death.