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生命倫理學

2016

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儒家視角下的死亡的尊嚴, Jianhui Li, Yaming Li Jan 2016

儒家視角下的死亡的尊嚴, Jianhui Li, Yaming Li

International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine

What does a death have dignity? In modern healthcare, the wide use of new technology has generated confusion around how to define and protect human dignity, especially in the case of death and dying. Those who advocate the legalization of assisted suicide often appeal to the right to “die with dignity” and the right to individual autonomy. The problem is that it is very difficult to justify one particular understanding of human dignity in the contemporary pluralistic world through a rational formulation without defining dignity.

In this paper, the authors attempt to respond to the current debate on euthanasia and ...