Originating from a 1995 congress of forensic pathologists in Liabeck (Germany), the articles in this volume present a variegated analysis of the medical and legal, philosophical, and theological aspects of the euthanasia debate in Germany, supplemented by the experience and opinions of authors from neighboring European countries like Holland (Visser), Norway (Rognum), and Switzerland (Bär). The book contains almost 20 articles; although the texts are written in German, each article begins with a summary in English.
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