Propagation, Modification, and Termination of Life: Contraception, Abortion, Suicide, Euthanasia

  • Robert H. Williams

Abstract

One of the greatest problems we face is the rapid increase in population. With the new drugs, life-sustaining apparatuses, and organ replacements being used to preserve and prolong life come many moral, philosophic, psychologic, social, economic, medical, and legal problems. This chapter discusses these problems with particular reference to genetic bioengineering, contraceptive and fertility measures, abortion, gerontology, suicide, euthanasia, and organ transplantation.

Keywords

Organ Transplantation Brain Death Artificial Insemination Potential Victim Remote Possibility 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

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