Carlo Alberto Defanti

Quality of Life, Medical Decisions on the End of Life and the Argument of the Nazi Turn in Bioethics

  • Abstract

Informations and abstract

Keywords: Quality of life, medical decisions, end of life, Binding and Hoche

The essay discusses the concept of quality of life in medicine by analyzing its controversial adoption within the decisional processes concerning the end of life. Particularly, the Author considers the argument of the Nazi turn in bioethics, reading the 1920 pamphlet of Binding and Hoche about the annihilation of the "unworthy" lives.

Trova nel catalogo di Worldcat

Article first page

Article first page