Medical law by Jonathan Herring

By Jonathan Herring

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Oxford: Oxford University Press. Brazier, M. ’, 65 Cambridge Law Journal 397. Gillon, R. (2003) ‘Ethics Needs Principles – Four Can Encompass the Rest – and Respect for Autonomy Should Be “First among Equals”’, 29 Journal of Medical Ethics 307. Harris, J. ) (2001) Bioethics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Harris, J. (2003) ‘In Praise of Unprincipled Ethics’, 29 Journal of Medial Ethics 303. Herring, J. ’, 27 Legal Studies 51. Hope, T. (2005) A Very Short Introduction to Medical Ethics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gillon, R. (2003) ‘Ethics Needs Principles – Four Can Encompass the Rest – and Respect for Autonomy Should Be “First among Equals”’, 29 Journal of Medical Ethics 307. Harris, J. ) (2001) Bioethics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Harris, J. (2003) ‘In Praise of Unprincipled Ethics’, 29 Journal of Medial Ethics 303. Herring, J. ’, 27 Legal Studies 51. Hope, T. (2005) A Very Short Introduction to Medical Ethics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Hursthouse, R. (1991) ‘Virtue Theory and Abortion’, 20 Philosophy and Public Affairs 223.

The ethics of advance directives are also complex. Is it right that individuals at one point in time can determine what treatment they will receive at a later point in time (see Dresser (1994))? Is it possible for someone to know what they will want when later becoming incompetent? Or do advance directives provide a way of helping people keep control of their lives, even when they lose capacity? How are decisions to be made on behalf of an incompetent person? KEY STATUTE This is (at first) an easy question.

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