There is arguably no more controversial public figure in the right-to-die movement today than Dr Philip Nitschke MD PhD. Often referred to as ‘Doctor Death’ by his detractors, he is both frequently condemned as a dangerous villain and acclaimed as a compassionate hero by his patients and supporters.
Anyone who has been the subject of significant media coverage will tell you how inaccurate its reporting can be. Understandably, Dr Nitschke wrote this book to correct the misconceptions about him and to tell his story in his own words.
This book sets out why Philip Nitschke thinks the way he does, and how this informs the way he approaches people’s end-of-life choices. If you want to better understand why and how Dr Philip Nitschke is leading this social movement then this is the book for you.