For this assignment carefully read “Case 4: Permanent Vegetative State: The Case of Terri Schiavo” from Burnor & Raley Ch. 9, p. 195-197.
How would the Doctrine of Double Effect analyze the act of disconnecting Terri’s feeding tube?
You should include items 3,4 & 5 from the Guidelines for Case Study Analysis (B&R pp. xxiii-xxiv) in your answer. Your answer must apply the Doctrine of Double Effect as the moral principle for Item 3 from the Case Study Guidelines. Do not forget to include item 5, “Explain why other possible responses are not as acceptable.”
Your response should be at least 3 well developed paragraphs (100 words or more each). Use in-text citations for any quotations you use. You do NOT need a works cited page.