How would you like to die?

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In the article, Professor Clark examines the growing interest in dying and death and the debate around what is meant by “a good death” and how this can be achieved.

He writes: “Ending life with ‘dignity’, autonomy, freedom from pain and with appropriate social and medical support make up elements in a fragile consensus on what we might call the ‘good death’. But, in the West particularly, there is much argument about the manner in which this can or should be achieved.”

Professor Clark examines three approaches to defining a good death: therapeutic and care based responses, ethico-legal and rights based claims and cultural shifts and turns.

Read the full article on the Discover Society website.

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