The Ethics of Medical Involvement in Capital Punishment A Philosophical Discussion

The morality of capital punishment has been debated for a long time. This however has 1 not resulted in the settlement of the question either way. Philosophers are still divided. In this work I am not addressing the morality of capital punishment per se. My question is different but related. It is t...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gaie, Joseph B.R.
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2004, 2004
Edition:1st ed. 2004
Series:International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Medicalisation of Capital Punishment
  • Role/Professional Versus Ordinary Morality
  • The Morality of Euthanasia and Its Implications for the Medicalisation of Capital Punishment
  • The Military Doctor
  • Medical Involvement in the Wider Capital Punishment Process
  • Kantian Theory
  • Utilitarian Arguments for Medicalisation
  • The Medical Doctor and a Condemned Prisoner