“Fatalism is the belief that events are determined by forces beyond our control and that we are powerless to change them. Many people think of fatalism as a negative philosophy because it seems to take away our ability to make choices and to control our own destiny. Fatalism is often contrasted with determinism, which is …

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Assisted Suicide

“Assisted suicide is suicide undertaken with the aid of another person. The term usually refers to physician-assisted suicide (PAS), which is suicide that is assisted by a physician or other healthcare provider. Once it is determined that the person’s situation qualifies under the physician-assisted suicide laws for that place, the physician’s assistance is usually limited …

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“Eclecticism is a philosophical and methodological approach that emphasizes the study of a wide range of ideas, perspectives, and sources. The term is often used in reference to the philosophy of the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, who drew upon a wide range of sources in his work. In recent years, eclecticism has been advocated as …

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