Year: 1984 Source: New York: Columbia University Press, (1984). p.64-92 SIEC No: 19901583

This paper states that issues of suicide & old age are more relevant today due to increased life expectancy & cultural change. Debates the ethics & rationality of suicide by presenting various arguements. Concludes that gerentology & thanatology alike need to find sources of meaning for those in the last stages of life.