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    The Sanctity-of-Life Doctrine in Medicine: A Critique.Helga Kuhse - 1987 - Oxford University Press.
    According to the "sanctity-of-life" view, all human lives are equally valuable and inviolable, and it would be wrong to base life-and-death medical decisions on the quality of the patient's life. Examining the ideas and assumptions behind the sanctity-of-life view, Kuhse argues against the traditional view that allowing someone to die is morally different from killing, and shows that quality-of-life judgments are ubiquitous. Refuting the sanctity-of-life view, she provides a sketch of a quality-of-life ethics based on the belief that there is (...)
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  2. Caring: Nurses, Women and Ethics.Helga Kuhse - 1997 - Blackwell.
    This volume provides a critical introduction to contemporary attempts to base nursing ethics on a feminine 'ethics of care'.
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    Debate: Embryo Research The Ethics of Embryo Research.Peter Singer & Helga Kuhse - 1986 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 14 (3-4):133-138.
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    A Companion to Bioethics.Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer (eds.) - 1998 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This second edition of _A Companion to Bioethics,_ fully revised and updated to reflect the current issues and developments in the field, covers all the material that the reader needs to thoroughly grasp the ideas and debates involved in bioethics. Thematically organized around an unparalleled range of issues, including discussion of the moral status of embryos and fetuses, new genetics, life and death, resource allocation, organ donations, AIDS, human and animal experimentation, health care, and teaching Now includes new essays on (...)
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    5. Debate: Embryo Research The Ethics of Embryo Research1.Peter Singer & Helga Kuhse - 1986 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 14 (3-4):133-138.
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    Caring: Nurses, Women and Ethics.Helga Kuhse - 1997 - Wiley-Blackwell.
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    Voluntary Active Euthanasia and the Nurse: A Comparison of Japanese and Australian Nurses.Noritoshi Tanida, Atsushi Asai, Motoki Ohnishi, Shizuko K. Nagata, Tsuguya Fukui, Yasuji Yamazaki & Helga Kuhse - 2002 - Nursing Ethics 9 (3):313-322.
    Although euthanasia has been a pressing ethical and public issue, empirical data are lacking in Japan. We aimed to explore Japanese nurses’ attitudes to patients’ requests for euthanasia and to estimate the proportion of nurses who have taken active steps to hasten death. A postal survey was conducted between October and December 1999 among all nurse members of the Japanese Association of Palliative Medicine, using a self-administered questionnaire based on the one used in a previous survey with Australian nurses in (...)
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  8. Some Reflections on the Problem of Advance Directives, Personhood, and Personal Identity.Helga Kuhse - 1999 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 9 (4):347-364.
    : In this paper, I consider objections to advance directives based on the claim that there is a discontinuity of interests, and of personal identity, between the time a person executes an advance directive and the time when the patient has become severely demented. Focusing narrowly on refusals of life-sustaining treatment for severely demented patients, I argue that acceptance of the psychological view of personal identity does not entail that treatment refusals should be overridden. Although severely demented patients are morally (...)
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  9. Bioethics: An Anthology.Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer (eds.) - 1999 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    The expanded and revised edition of _Bioethics: An Anthology_ is a definitive one-volume collection of key primary texts for the study of bioethics. Brings together writings on a broad range of ethical issues relating such matters as reproduction, genetics, life and death, and animal experimentation. Now includes introductions to each of the sections. Features new coverage of the latest debates on hot topics such as genetic screening, the use of embryonic human stem cells, and resource allocation between patients. The selections (...)
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  10. Embryo Experimentation.Peter Singer, Helga Kuhse, Stephen Buckle, Karen Dawson & Pascal Kasimba (eds.) - 1992 - Cambridge University Press.
    New developments in reproductive technology have made headlines since the birth of the world's first in vitro fertilization baby in 1978. But is embryo experimentation ethically acceptable? What is the moral status of the early human embryo? And how should a democratic society deal with so controversial an issue, where conflicting views are based on differing religious and philosophical positions? These controversial questions are the subject of this book, which, as a current compendium of ideas and arguments on the subject, (...)
     
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  11. Bioethics: An Anthology.Helga Kuhse & Udo Schüklenk (eds.) - 2015 - Blackwell.
    Now fully revised and updated, Bioethics: An Anthology, 3rd edition, contains a wealth of new material reflecting the latest developments. This definitive text brings together writings on an unparalleled range of key ethical issues, compellingly presented by internationally renowned scholars. The latest edition of this definitive one-volume collection, now updated to reflect the latest developments in the field Includes several new additions, including important historical readings and new contemporary material published since the release of the last edition in 2006 Thematically (...)
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  12. Unsanctifying Human Life.Peter Singer & Helga Kuhse - 2003 - Philosophical Quarterly 53 (213):596-604.
     
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  13. Individuals, Humans, and Persons : The Issue of Moral Status.Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer - 1990 - In John P. Lizza (ed.), Defining the Beginning and End of Life: Readings on Personal Identity and Bioethics. Johns Hopkins University Press.
     
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  14. Is There a Tension Between Autonomy and Dignity.Helga Kuhse - 2000 - Bioethics and Biolaw 2:61-74.
     
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  15. Why Killing is Not Always Worse–and Sometimes Better–Than Letting Die.Helga Kuhse - 2006 - In Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer (eds.), Bioethics: An Anthology. Blackwell. pp. 1--4.
     
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    The Significance of Age and Duration of Effect in Social Evaluation of Health Care.Erik Nord, Andrew Street, Jeff Richardson, Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer - 1996 - Health Care Analysis 4 (2):103-111.
    To give priority to the young over the elderly has been labelled ‘ageism’. People who express ‘ageist’ preferences may feel that, all else equal, an individual has greater right to enjoy additional life years the fewer life years he or she has already had. We shall refer to this as egalitarian ageism. They may also emphasise the greater expected duration of health benefits in young people that derives from their greater life expectancy. We may call this utilitarian ageism. Both these (...)
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  17. Critical Notice: Why Killing Is Not Always Worse—and Is Sometimes Better—Than Letting Die.Helga Kuhse - 1998 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 7 (4):371-374.
    The philosophical debate over the moral difference between killing and letting die has obvious relevance for the contemporary public debate over voluntary euthanasia. Winston Nesbitt claims to have shown that killing someone is, other things being equal, always worse than allowing someone to die. But this conclusion is illegitimate. While Nesbitt is correct when he suggests that killing is sometimes worse than letting die, this is not always the case. In this article, I argue that there are occasions when it (...)
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  18. Reconciling Impartial Morality and a Feminist Ethic of Care.Helga Kuhse, Peter Singer & Maurice Rickard - 1998 - Journal of Value Inquiry 32 (4):451-463.
    The association of women with caring dispositions and thinking has become a persistent theme in recent feminist writing. There are a number of reasons for this. One reason is the impetus that has been provided by the empirical work of Carol Gilligan on women’s moral development. The fact that this association is not merely an ideologically or philosophically postulated one, but is argued for on empirical grounds, tends to add to its credibility. Another reason for the resilience of the association (...)
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    The Significance of Age and Duration of Effect in Social Evaluation of Health Care.Erik Nord, Andrew Street, Jeff Richardson, Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer - 1996 - Health Care Analysis 4 (2):103-111.
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    Quality of Life and the Death of "Baby M". A Report From Australia.Helga Kuhse - 1992 - Bioethics 6 (3):233–250.
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    A Modern Myth. That Letting Die is Not the Intentional Causation of Death: Some Reflections on the Trial and Acquittal of Dr Leonard Arthur.Helga Kuhse - 1984 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 1 (1):21-38.
  22. William Godwin and the Defence of Impartialist Ethics.Peter Singer, Leslie Cannold & Helga Kuhse - 1995 - Utilitas 7 (1):67.
    Impartialism in ethics has been said to be the common ground shared by both Kantian and utilitarian approaches to ethics. Lawrence Blum describes this common ground as follows: Both views identify morality with a perspective of impartiality, impersonality, objectivity and universality. Both views imply the ‘ubiquity of impartiality” – that our commitments and projects derive their legitimacy only by reference to this impartial perspective.
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    Caring and Justice: A Study of Two Approaches to Health Care Ethics.Maurice Rickard, Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer - 1996 - Nursing Ethics 3 (3):212-223.
    This article presents an empirical study of approaches to ethical decision-making among nurses and doctors. It takes as its starting point the distinction between the perspectives of care and of justice in ethical thinking, and the view that nurses' thinking will be aligned with the former and doctors' with the latter. It goes on to argue that the differences in these approaches are best understood in terms of the distinction between partialist and impartialist modes of moral thinking. The study seeks (...)
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    Quality of Life and the Death of “Baby M”.Helga Kuhse - 1992 - Bioethics 6 (3):233-250.
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    Clinical Ethics and Nursing: "Yes" to Caring, but "No" to a Female Ethics of Care.Helga Kuhse - 1995 - Bioethics 9 (3):207–219.
    According to a contemporary school of thought there is a specific female approach to ethics which is based not on abstract “male” ethical principles or rules, but on “care”. Nurses have taken a keen interest in these female approaches to ethics. Drawing on the views expounded by Carol Gilligan and Nel Noddings, nurses claim that a female “ethics of care” better captures their moral experiences than a traditional male “ethics of justice”. This paper argues that “care” is best understood in (...)
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  26. Voluntary Euthanasia in the Netherlands and Slippery Slopes.Helga Kuhse - 1992 - Bioethics News 11 (4):1-7.
     
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    Unsanctifying Human Life: Essays on Ethics.Helga Kuhse (ed.) - 2002 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    _ _ _Unsanctifying Human Life_ offers a collection of Singer's best and most challenging articles from 1971 to the present. The book includes early critiques of various approaches to philosophy and the role of philosophers, followed by controversial works on the moral status of animals, infanticide, euthanasia, the allocation of scarce health care resources, embryo experimentation, environmental responsibility, and reflections on how we should live.
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  28. Voluntary Euthanasia and Other Medical End-of-Life Decisions: Doctors Should Be Permitted to Give Death a Helping Hand.Helga Kuhse - 1996 - In David C. Thomasma & Thomasine Kimbrough Kushner (eds.), Birth to Death: Science and Bioethics. Cambridge University Press. pp. 247--58.
     
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    Ethics and the Handicapped Newborn Infant.Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer - 1985 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 52.
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    Extraordinary Means and the Sanctity of Life.Helga Kuhse - 1981 - Journal of Medical Ethics 7 (2):74.
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    Debate: Severely Handicapped Newborns For Sometimes Letting?And Helping?Die.Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer - 1986 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 14 (3-4):149-154.
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  32. Killing and Letting Die.Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer - 2001 - In John Harris (ed.), Bioethics. Oxford University Press.
     
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  33. A Companion to Bioethics, Second Edition.Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer - 1996 - In Dennis M. Patterson (ed.), A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory. Blackwell.
     
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    Clinical Ethics and Nursing: “Yes” to Caring, but “No” to a Female Ethics of Care.Helga Kuhse - 1995 - Bioethics 9 (3):207-219.
    According to a contemporary school of thought there is a specific female approach to ethics which is based not on abstract “male” ethical principles or rules, but on “care”. Nurses have taken a keen interest in these female approaches to ethics. Drawing on the views expounded by Carol Gilligan and Nel Noddings, nurses claim that a female “ethics of care” better captures their moral experiences than a traditional male “ethics of justice”. This paper argues that “care” is best understood in (...)
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    3. Debate: Severely Handicapped Newborns For Sometimes Letting?And Helping?Die1.Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer - 1986 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 14 (3-4):149-154.
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  36. Book Reviews-From Chance to Choice--Genetics and Justice.Allen Buchanan, Allen Dan, W. Brock, Norman Daniels, Daniel Wikler & Helga Kuhse - 2002 - Bioethics 16 (3):298-298.
     
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  37. A Reply to Fr. Barry.Helga Kuhse - 1987 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 15 (3):163-164.
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  38. A Reply to Fr. Barry.Helga Kuhse - 1987 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 15 (3):163-164.
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  39. Bioethics: An Anthology, 3rd Edition.Helga Kuhse, Udo Schüklenk & Peter Singer (eds.) - 2016 - Wiley.
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  40. Computer Integrated Surgery: The End of Care?Helga Kuhse - 1999 - Conceptus: Zeitschrift Fur Philosophie 32 (81):139-150.
  41. The Bioethics Reader: Editors' Choice.Ruth F. Chadwick, Helga Kuhse, Willem A. Landman, Udo Sch¿Klenk & Peter Singer (eds.) - 2007 - Wiley.
    A collection celebrating some of the best essays from the Blackwell journals, Bioethics and Developing World Bioethics. Contributors include Helga Kuhse, Michael Selgelid and Baroness Mary Warnock, former Chair of the British Government’s Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilization and Embryology’s. Traces some of the most important concerns of the 1980s, such as the ethics of euthanasia, reproductive technologies, the allocation of scarce medical resources, surrogate motherhood, through to a range of new issues debated today, particularly in the field of (...)
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  42. Voluntary Euthanasia: A Report From Australia.Helga Kuhse - 1995 - Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 5 (3):66-69.
     
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  43. Book Reviews-Asking to Die: Inside the Dutch Debate About Euthanasia.David C. Thomasma, Thomasine Kimbrough-Kushner, Gerrit R. Kimsma, Chris Ciesielski-Carlucci & Helga Kuhse - 2000 - Bioethics 14 (1):85-88.
     
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    Some Comments on the Paper 'After-Birth Abortion: Why Should the Baby Live?'.Helga Kuhse - 2013 - Journal of Medical Ethics 39 (5):323-324.
    Giubilini and Minerva present a clear argument for the view that, other things being equal, reasons that justify abortion also hold for early infanticide.1 A reasoned argument deserves a reasoned response. Instead, many responses following the electronic publication of the article were mere outpourings of outrage and abuse to the authors and the editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics.2The principal arguments put by Giubilini and Minerva date back some 40 years, when Michael Tooley presented a strong case for the (...)
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  45. 1980–2005: Bioethics Then and Now.Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer - 2006 - Monash Bioethics Review 25 (1):9-14.
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    Death by Non-Feeding: Not in the Baby's Best Interests.Helga Kuhse - 1986 - Journal of Medical Humanities 7 (2):79-90.
    It has recently been suggested that doctors have a duty to act in their patient's best interest and that this duty demands that life-sustaining treatment—including food and fluids—should sometimes be withheld or withdrawn and the patient allowed to die. In this article, the author explores the scope of the ‘best interests principle’ in the context of treatment decisions for seriously handicapped newborn infants. She argues that those who hold that it is permissible to starve or dehydrate an infant to death (...)
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    What Is the Justice-Care Debate Really About?Leslie Cannold, Peter Singer, Helga Kuhse & Lori Gruen - 1995 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 20 (1):357-377.
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    From the Editors: Choosing the Sex, Race and Sexual Orientation of Our Children.Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer - 1998 - Bioethics 12 (1):iii–v.
  49. The Case for Active Voluntary Euthanasia.Helga Kuhse - 1986 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 14 (3-4):145-149.
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  50. A Modern Myth: That Letting Die is Not the Intentional Causation of Death.Helga Kuhse - 2006 - In Helga Kuhse & Peter Singer (eds.), Bioethics: An Anthology. Blackwell. pp. 315--328.
     
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