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How would Descartes approach euthanasia?

 
 
Reply Wed 28 Mar, 2012 10:46 pm
I'm curious as to how Descartes, who used such methodolical reasoning in approaching problems, would view the complex issue of Euthanasia.
Any insights would be much appreciated!
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Reply Thu 29 Mar, 2012 12:51 am
@HolidayandCat,
Since Descartes required a "God" to provide linkage between mind and body, it implies he would have adhered to any biblical edicts on "taking a life".
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Reply Thu 29 Mar, 2012 05:05 am
How would Descartes approach euthanasia?

he might try walking up to them and saying Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto
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