Denial of the Soul: Spiritual and Medical Perspectives on Euthanasia and Mortality

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Feb 17, 2010 - Social Science - 260 pages
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The author of The Road Less Traveled, the bestselling and most influential book of psychiatric and spiritual instruction in modern times, now offers a deeply moving meditation on what euthanasia reveals about the status of the soul in our age. Its trenchant and sensitive treatment of the subject will define our humanity for generations to come.


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The next book was M. Scott Peck’s Denial of the Soul. In this 260 page book was one that I really enjoyed. M. Scott Peck, M.D. is a psychiatrist and author. He did a wonderful job making the reader ... Read full review

DENIAL OF THE SOUL: Spiritual and Medical Perspectives on Euthanasia

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The bestselling author of The Road Less Traveled offers a nuanced and thought-provoking contribution to a debate that, he believes, is going to make us face important questions about our direction as ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1PULLING THE PLUG
Chapter 2PHYSICAL PAIN
Chapter 3EMOTIONAL PAIN
Chapter 4MURDER SUICIDE AND NATURAL DEATH
Chapter 5SECULARISM
Chapter 6THE CREATURELINESS OF HUMANS
Chapter 7THE LEARNING OF DYING
A TYPICAL CASE
Chapter 9ASSISTED SUICIDE
Chapter 10THE HOPE OF THE EUTHANASIA DEBATE
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M. Scott Peck, M.D., is the author of several New York Times bestsellers, including The Road Less Traveled, which has spent more than ten years on the Times list. He and his wife, Lily, live in northern Connecticut and have been the recipients of several awards for peacemaking.

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