The Case for Rational Suicide (IN: Last Rights? Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia Debated, edited by M M Uhlmann)
Humphry argues that there is such a thing as justifiable suicide; that is, rational & planned self-deliverance, or autoeuthanasia. He outlines justifiable reasons for suicide. Specific attention is given to an examination of rational suicide among the elderly. Counterarguments are also addressesd.