Should the Baby Live?: The Problem of Handicapped Infants
➽ [Download] ➺ Should the Baby Live?: The Problem of Handicapped Infants By Peter Singer ➸ – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk Few subjects have generated so many newspaper headlines and such heated controversy as the treatment, or non treatment, of handicapped newborns In , the case of Baby Doe, a child born with Down s synd Few subjects have generated so many newspaper headlines Baby Live?: eBook ¸ and such heated controversy as the treatment, or non treatment, of handicapped newborns In , the case of Baby Doe, a child born with Down s syndrome, stirred up a national debate in the United States, while in Britain a year earlier, Dr Leonard Arthur stood trial for his decision to allow a baby with Down s syndrome to die Government intervention and these recent legal battles accentuate the need for a reassessment of the complex issues involved This volume by two authorities on Should the eBook × medical ethics presents a philosophical analysis of the subject based on particular case studies Addressing the doctrine of the absolute sanctity of life, Singer and Kuhse examine some actual cases where decisions have been reached consider the criteria for making these decisions investigate the differences between killing and letting die compare Western attitudes and practices with those of other cultures and conclude by proposing a decision making framework that offers a rational alternative to the polemics and confusion generated by this highly controversial topic.