euthanasia

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Ethics and health law experts discuss whether euthanasia is the ultimate form of individual choice or a sign that we need to reconsider how we care for the most vulnerable.

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UNSW Philosophy/Medicine alumnus Dr Thomas Riisfeldt resurrects the end-of-life debate with his controversial stance on the ethics of euthanasia. 

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The only thing surer than death and taxes is attacks on death. Alex Broom and Emma Kirby survey the polemics and platitudes of the assisted dying debate.

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Our health system is geared towards saving lives – even when the person being revived might not want to live, writes Kenneth Hillman. 

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In permitting a person to starve to death, a West Australian judge has opened a debate about legal access to more humane ways to die, writes Professor George Williams.