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The Resource Death and dying, James Haley, book editor

Death and dying, James Haley, book editor

Label
Death and dying
Title
Death and dying
Statement of responsibility
James Haley, book editor
Title variation
Death and dying
Title variation remainder
opposing viewpoints
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Authors offer various opinions on how end-of-life care should be improved, how people can best cope with death and grief, and whether or not the human life span should be extended
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.9
Index
index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.D376 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
Label
Death and dying, James Haley, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Hospice care improves end-of-life care / Joe Loconte -- Hospice care is not appropriate for all terminally ill patients / Felicia Ackerman -- Physician-assisted suicide should be legalized / Peter Rogatz -- Physician-assisted suicide should not be legalized / Wesley J. Smith -- Advance directives enable dying patients to control treatment / David Kessler -- Advance directives fail to give dying patients control over treatment / Peter G. Filene -- The dying must make spiritual peace with death / M. Christina Puchalski -- The dying have the right to die angry / Marshall B. Kapp -- Nontraditional funerals help the bereaved cope with death / Jerri Lyons -- Nontraditional funerals do not help the bereaved cope with death / Joe Queenan -- Medical treatment may reduce the pain of grief / Katherine Shear -- Grief cannot be managed / Stephanie Salter -- Immortality is an achievable and worthy goal / Frank R. Zindler -- The human life span should not be extended / Leon R. Kass -- Cryonic suspension can extend life beyond death / Timothy Leary -- Nano nonsense and cryonics / Michael Shermer -- There is an afterlife / Susy Smith -- There is no afterlife / Paul Kurtz -- Near-death experiences may be glimpses of an afterlife / Kenneth Ring -- Near-death experiences have natural, not spiritual causes / Barry F. Seidman -- Reincarnation may lead to life after death / Tom Shroder -- Reincarnation is a myth / Paul Edwards
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780737712230
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002072223
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm49902806
Label
Death and dying, James Haley, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Hospice care improves end-of-life care / Joe Loconte -- Hospice care is not appropriate for all terminally ill patients / Felicia Ackerman -- Physician-assisted suicide should be legalized / Peter Rogatz -- Physician-assisted suicide should not be legalized / Wesley J. Smith -- Advance directives enable dying patients to control treatment / David Kessler -- Advance directives fail to give dying patients control over treatment / Peter G. Filene -- The dying must make spiritual peace with death / M. Christina Puchalski -- The dying have the right to die angry / Marshall B. Kapp -- Nontraditional funerals help the bereaved cope with death / Jerri Lyons -- Nontraditional funerals do not help the bereaved cope with death / Joe Queenan -- Medical treatment may reduce the pain of grief / Katherine Shear -- Grief cannot be managed / Stephanie Salter -- Immortality is an achievable and worthy goal / Frank R. Zindler -- The human life span should not be extended / Leon R. Kass -- Cryonic suspension can extend life beyond death / Timothy Leary -- Nano nonsense and cryonics / Michael Shermer -- There is an afterlife / Susy Smith -- There is no afterlife / Paul Kurtz -- Near-death experiences may be glimpses of an afterlife / Kenneth Ring -- Near-death experiences have natural, not spiritual causes / Barry F. Seidman -- Reincarnation may lead to life after death / Tom Shroder -- Reincarnation is a myth / Paul Edwards
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780737712230
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002072223
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm49902806

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