duty to die

Bioethics — Part 2: Is it compassion, personal autonomy, or ulterior utilitarian motives at heart?

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Article Type: 
Article
Published Date: 
Monday, August 24, 2015

Following the publication of the first part of this article dealing with bioethics and infanticide,[1] I received correspondence from a former colleague, Dr. Richard L.

Longevity and compression of morbidity from a neuroscience perspective: Do we have a duty to die by a certain age?

Journal/Website: 
Surgical Neurology International
Article Type: 
Article
Published Date: 
Monday, March 30, 2015
Source: 
http://surgicalneurologyint.com/surgicalint_articles/longevity-and-compression-of-morbidity-from-a-neuroscience-perspective-do-we-have-a-duty-to-die-by-a-certain-age/

Abstract — The search for longevity, if not for immortality itself, has been as old as recorded history. The great strides made in the standard of living and the advances in scientific medicine, have resulted in unprecedented increases in longevity, concomitant with improved quality of life.

The road being paved to neuroethics: A path leading to bioethics or to neuroscience medical ethics?

Journal/Website: 
Surgical Neurology International & HaciendaPublishing.com
Article Type: 
Editorial
Published Date: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Source: 
http://surgicalneurologyint.com/surgicalint_articles/the-road-being-paved-to-neuroethics-a-path-leading-to-bioethics-or-to-neuroscience-medical-ethics/

Abstract — In 2013, U.S. President Barack Obama decreed the creation of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, as part of his $100 million Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative. In the wake of the work of this Commission, the purpose, goals, possible shortcomings, and even dangers are discussed, and the possible impact it may have upon neuroscience ethics (Neuroethics) both in clinical practice as well as scientific research.

A Correspondence with Bioethics Critic, Attorney Wesley J. Smith

Author: 
Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD
Article Type: 
Editor's Corner
Issue: 
Summer 2002
Volume Number: 
7
Issue Number: 
2

March 20, 2002
Dear Mr. Smith,



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