- Death, treatment decisions and the permanent vegetative state: evidence from families and expertsStephen Holland
Department of Philosophy, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK
Med Health Care Philos 17:413-23. 2014..This is highly controversial; but we argue that standard objections to allowing active euthanasia for this particular class of permanently vegetative patients are weakened by these patients' distinctive ontological status. ..
- Furthering the sceptical case against virtue ethics in nursing ethicsStephen Holland
Philosophy Department, University of York, York, UK
Nurs Philos 13:266-75. 2012..The upshot is further support for scepticism about the virtue ethics approach to nursing ethics. I end by gesturing to some of the advantages of a sceptical view of virtue ethics in nursing ethics...
- The ethics of attaching research conditions to access to new health technologiesStephen Holland
Department of Philosophy, University of York, York YO1 5DD, UK
J Med Ethics 38:366-71. 2012..However, there are important features of these distinctive judgements that must be taken into account by resource allocation decision-making bodies and research ethics committees, and that require new sorts of empirical data...