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- The Battle for Your Mind. "Persuasion and Brainwashing Techniques Being Used on the Public Today" by Dick Stuphen.
- Biomedical Ethics: Readings on the Internet. An electronic anthology edited by Roger Rigterink.
- Brainwashing and Mind-Coercion. A short essay against its effectiveness, by a "counter-cult" Christian ministry.
- Brainwashing? By Rick Ross.
- Consent or Coercion. "An Anarchist Case for Social Transformation". Another copy.
- Consent: "The Reasonable Caretaker" and the Obligation to Consent. Reflections on consent, especially in medicine, within the tradition of Jewish law and theology. Chapter 2 of a book (Duty and Healing) by Benjamin Freedman and Mortimer Davis.
- Feminist Jurisprudence: Equal Rights or Neo-Paternalism? An essay by Michael Weiss and Cathy Young.
- Freedom, Coercion, and Family Size. An essay by David Huff.
- Illegal and Offensive Content on the Information Highway. By Gareth Sansom.
- Informed Consent. A short essay by Prof. Mary Ann Cutter.
- Informed Consent, Parental Permission, and Assent in Pediatric Practice. Essay by the "Committee on Bioethics".
- Life, Death, and Autonomy. An essay on euthanasia and liberty by Fabian Tassano.
- The MacArthur Coercion Study. A study of coercion in mental health services.
- Mill's On Liberty. Based on the Harvard Classics 1909 edition.
- The Moral Consequences of Paternalism. An essay by Daniel Klein.
- The Process of Brainwashing, Psychological Coercion, and Thought Reform. Excerpts from a book by Margaret Thaler Singer.
- Review of Brainwashing Thesis. A lecture by Rafael Alvarado.
- With Liberty and Justice for All. An essay on paternalism in education. Anonymous?
- Barnes v. Glen Theatre (1991). Whether state laws criminalizing completely nude dancing are constitutional.
- Bowers v. Hardwick (1986). Whether state laws criminalizing sodomy are constitutional.
- Cruzan v. Director of the Missouri Department of Health (1986). Whether the parents of a woman in a persistent vegetative state may remove her from life-support.
- Mozert v. Hawkins City Board of Education (1987). Whether parents can remove their children from "critical reading" programs in public schools when the texts assigned in the program are inconsistent with the parents' religious beliefs.
- Paris Adult Theatre v. Slaton (1973). Whether a city may constitutionally shut down a pornographic theatre that limits admission to consenting adults.
- Texas v. Johnson (1989). Whether state laws criminalizing flag desecration are constitutional.
- Vacco v. Quill (1997). Whether state laws criminalizing assisted suicide are constitutional (the equality argument). For the due process and liberty arguments, see Washington v. Glucksberg (1997).
- Also see The Philosophers' Brief in favor of a constitutional right to assisted suicide, by Ronald Dworkin, Thomas Nagel, Robert Nozick, John Rawls, Thomas Scanlon, and Judith Jarvis Thomson, written before the case was decided and submitted to the Supreme Court as an amicus brief.
- Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972). Whether the Amish may be exempted from Wisconsin truancy laws and remove their children from the public schools at age 14.
- Applied Ethics Resources on WWW. From Chris MacDonald.
- Bioethics and Biomedical Ethics
- Bioethics Bulletin. From the University of Buffalo's Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities in Health Care.
- Bioethics Discussion Pages. Moderated by Maurice Bernstein (M.D.).
- BioethicsLine. From the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and the National Library of Medicine.
- Bioethics Links
- Bioethics Online Service. From the Medical College of Wisconsin.
- Biomedical Ethics Bookmarks. From Jeff McLaughlin. A good collection of links.
- Codes of Ethics. Of various professional organizations.
- Communitarianism. From Dario Zanon.
- Consent to Medical Treatment of Young People. Essay by the Public Policy Assessment Society (of Australia).
- Critiques of Libertarianism. From Mike Huben.
- DeathNet. From the Right to Die Society of Canada.
- The Ethical Spectacle. From Jonathan Wallace.
- Ethics Resources on the Net. From DePaul University.
- Ethics Updates. From Lawrence Hinman. Updates on current ethics literature. Very thorough and well organized.
- Eubios Ethics Institute. Christchurch, New Zealand, and Tsukuba Science City, Japan. Good list of bioethics links.
- Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics
- Euthanasia. Extensive.
- Euthanasia Dialogue. A public, interactive dialogue to be held April 1-17, 1997. One forum of the Academic Dialogue on Applied Ethics.
- Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization (ERGO!) Information Center. News, texts, and links on euthanasia.
- GayLawNet. News of legal developments affecting gay rights. Well-organized by topic.
- Gay Marriage and Related Links. Very thorough collection of links.
- Journal of Chinese Medical Ethics. Abstracts only.
- Journal of Medical Ethics. Tables of contents online.
- Legal Paternalism. Short description of a research project by Christian Koboldt.
- Libertarian Web
- Library of Bioethics and Medical Humanities Texts and Documents. From the Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities in Health Care at the University of Buffalo.
- MedWeb Bioethics Links. From the Emory University Health Sciences Center Library. The most comprehensive collection of bioethics links.
- National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature. Georgetown University.
- Office of Human Radiation Experiments. From the U.S. Department of Energy.
- Online Guide to the Major Cults. Thorough, skeptical, and still growing.
- Oregon Death with Dignity Act. A statute legalizing physician-assisted suicide.
- A Right to Die? The Dax Cowart Case. An advertisement for a CD-ROM but with enough of the facts on this important case to list here anyway.
- Toward a Consensual Society. Libertarian links, but more interesting than other libertarian sites. From Scott Banister.
- World Federation of Right to Die Societies. World-wide links.
For other philosophy links, see my Guide to Philosophy on the Internet.
See my policy on dead links.
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