Year: 1967 Source: Aristotelian Society, suppl.41, (1967), p.95-114 SIEC No: 19840453

In a discussion of rule-governed behavior, the author examines Durkheim’s understanding of suicide as the act of doing anyuthing that the agent knows will bring about his own death. The author argues that intention & desire should distinguish suicide from other forms of death resulting from one’s actions.