4 Course Participation Introduction to Bioethics: Bioethics at the End of Life–

4 Course Participation Introduction to Bioethics: Bioethics at the End of Life—- Maggie 8:11URL Assignments death with dignity Act File Due Week 4 1. Read Chapters 7 in Ethics and Conflict and the posted article entitled “Death with Dignity.” 2. Write a response to each of the following four questions: • Under what conditions, if any, do you believe it is morally justifiable to withhold life-extending treatment? Under what conditions, if any, is this not justifiable? • Under what conditions, if any, do you believe individuals should have the legal right to “actively” end their lives? • If the Oregon “Death with Dignity Act” – which allows terminally ill individuals to be prescribed medication to end their lives – where to be on the ballot in New York State, would you vote to make this a legal option? Why or why not? • After reading the “Death with Dignity” article note (1) two claims, insights, or suggestions with which you agree and (2) two claims, insights, or suggestions with which you do not agree. 3. Share these responses in only one form: There are NO forum responses this week only a paper to me with your responses to the 4 questions • Upload a document containing your responses to all 4 assigned questions for professorial assessment. – Click on “Dropbox for Week Four Assignment” and upload your document. – This uploading is also due by midnight on Monday The professor will add personalized comments and assign a grade for your personal review.

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