Euthanasia : A Critical Appraisal (Paper)

  • Aishwarya Agrawal
  • June 14, 2017

Content :

Euthanasia it means intentional killing of by act or omission of a dependent human being for his or her alleged benefit. The key word here is ‘intentional’, if the death is not intended; it is not an act of Euthanasia.  Keeping this in view the paper shall introduce the reader with the concept of euthanasia. It will also provide clarification of the concept with other similar concepts. The paper shall throw light of the famous cases of euthanasia, which have questioned the legality of the practice of Euthanasia. Further, the paper will analyze the advantages and disadvantages of Euthanasia. Hence, it paper is written not only to introduce the concept but also to provide analysis on Euthanasia.

Keywords: Active Euthanasia, Passive Euthanasia, Voluntary killings, Letting Die, Physician Assisting Dying