#4 “Is Dying a Human Right?” with Andrew Fisher & David Benatar

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In this episode of Digital Discourse ZA, Professor David Benatar and Andrew Fisher discuss the topic of assisted-dying. Is it morally permissible? What is its current legal status in South Africa — and what should it be?

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Professor David Benatar is a philosopher, an author, and the head of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Cape Town. He is best known for his advocacy of antinatalism in his book “Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existence”.

Books: https://amzn.to/2GOORPo

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Andrew Fisher is an admitted attorney practicing commercial law in Cape Town. He has a law degree and a Masters in philosophy, both from the University of Cape Town, and is interested in questions with legal and practical ethical dimensions.

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