Society & Culture

The RSA: meeting 21st century challenges by showcasing ideas, undertaking innovative research and building civic capacity around the world. We encourage public discourse and critical debate by providing platforms for leading experts to share new ideas on contemporary issues, through our public events programme. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


Assisted Dying – Who Makes the Final Decision?

February 20th, 2014

Episode 153 of 443 episodes

Should there be a change in the law to permit physicians and others to assist death in terminally ill, mentally competent people who have expressed a wish to die? A panel of expert commentators, including philosopher and author Raymond Tallis, address one of the most challenging questions of our times.