Year: 1999 Source: Journal of Applied Philosophy, v.16, no.1, (1999), p.19-32 SIEC No: 20051419

Argument about euthanasia in Australia intensified following the worldÁøs first legal euthanasia death under Northern TerritoryÁøs short-lived Rights of the Terminally Ill Act 1995. This paper takes stock of the implacably opposed position on euthanasia, which provides a focus for the controversy, & identifies the key doctrines, which separate adversaries in the euthanasia debate & their association incommensurable intuitions.