Ideas of James Rachels, by Theme

[American, fl. 1985, Professor at the University of Alabama, at Birmingham.]

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24. Applied Ethics / C. Death Issues / 5. Euthanasia
If it is desirable that a given patient die, then moral objections to killing them do not apply
It has become normal to consider passive euthanasia while condemning active euthanasia
28. God / B. Proving God / 2. Proofs of Reason / c. Moral Argument
God must be fit for worship, but worship abandons morally autonomy, but there is no God [Davies,B]