Euthanasia in Tasmania - Assisted suicide in Tasmania - Dying with Dignity in Tasmania

     
Philosophical viewpoints
Viewpoints from eminent Tasmanians...
Philosophical viewpoints

Leading Tasmanian philosophers tackle the concept of autonomy and its place in modern society and conclude that when it comes to euthanasia choice is an illusion

Philosophical perspectives
Kristi Giselsson

Dr Kristi Giselsson

Doctor of Philosophy and Honorary Research Associate, UTAS

In a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Community Development on the Dying with Dignity Bill in 2009, Dr Kristi Giselsson points out that the current arguments for euthanasia are made on grounds which effectively diminish the very concept of human worth and dignity | Read more...

Jeff Malpas

Prof. Jeff Malpas and Prof. Norelle Lickess

Doctor of Philosophy, UTAS / Clinical Professor, University of Sydney

In a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Community Development on the Dying with Dignity Bill in 2009, Prof. Jeff Malpas and Prof. Norelle Lickess point out that whilst respect for individual choice is a key element in our society, the legalisation of physician assisted suicide or euthanasia could potentially compromise choice and autonomy | Read more...

Viewpoints

Viewpoints on euthanasia and assisted suicide from eminent Tasmanians