Year: 1983 Source: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1983. p.172-188 SIEC No: 19920520

The issue of euthanasia is reviewed through a case study of a woman in her mid sixties who has just been diagnosed as suffering from an acute and progressive form of bone cancer. Issues reviewed include: choices; the case for and against interfering; a defense of paternalism; paternalism and suicide – pro and con; and rationality.