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Compassion and the Personalism of American Jurisprudence: Bioethical Entailments

  • R. Mary Hayden LemmonsEmail author
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Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 110)

Abstract

Prima facie, compassion seems to dictate the permissibility of assisted suicide for the terminally ill as well as the permissibility of in vitro fertilization for desperate would-be parents.

Keywords

Medical Professional Free Choice Human Person Assisted Suicide Equal Protection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of St. ThomasSt. PaulUSA

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