PHIL 202 UPI End Of Life Situations Terminally Ill Patients and The Virtue of Ethics Discussion
I’m studying for my Philosophy class and need an explanation.
Your initial response to the discussion question should be 100-300 words.
In November 2016, Colorado overwhelmingly passed an aid-in-dying measure that will allow terminally ill patients to take their own lives with medication prescribed by physicians. California, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington already have similar laws. What is your view on the ethics of such laws? Try to apply ethical theories we have learned over previous weeks. Explain and defend your answers.
Consider the issue of ethical vegetarianism, in which a person refrains from eating the flesh of nonhuman animals for moral reasons. Explain how some following a virtue ethics approach might defend vegetarianism. What is your view on the matter? Explain and defend your answers.