Part of the 2018 Spring series: Freedom, Community, and Health Care
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Viking Theater, Buntrock Commons
For patients whose suffering cannot be relieved, palliative (or, as it is sometimes called, terminal) sedation, makes the patient unconscious and thus eliminates the experience of suffering. In this lecture Gilbert Meilaender will examine the ethics of medical treatment that deliberately eliminates the good of conscious experience.