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Author Kaebnick, Gregory E
Title Synthetic Biology and Morality : Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature
Imprint Cambridge : MIT Press, 2013
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Descript 1 online resource (223 pages)
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Series Basic Bioethics Ser
Basic Bioethics Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Series Foreword -- Introduction -- I The Human Relationship to Nature -- 1 Appeals to Nature and the Natural in Debates about Synthetic Biology -- 2 Creating Life: Synthetic Biology and Ethics -- 3 Engineered Microbes in Industry and Science: A New Human Relationship to Nature? -- II The Value of Synthetic Organisms -- 4 Lessons from Environmental Ethics about the Intrinsic Value of Synthetic Life -- 5 Three Puzzles Regarding the Moral Status of Synthetic Organisms -- 6 Synthetic Bacteria, Natural Processes, and Intrinsic Value -- III Values and Public Policy -- 7 Synthetic Biology and Public Reason -- 8 Biotechnology as Cultural Meaning: Reflections on the Moral Reception of Synthetic Biology -- 9 "Teaching Humanness" Claims in Synthetic Biology and Public Policy Bioethics -- About the Authors -- Index
A range of views on the morality of synthetic biology and its place in public policy and political discourse
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kaebnick, Gregory E. Synthetic Biology and Morality : Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature Cambridge : MIT Press,c2013 9780262519595
Subject Bioethics.;Bioengineering -- Moral and ethical aspects.;Synthetic biology -- Moral and ethical aspects.;Artificial life -- Moral and ethical aspects
Electronic books
Alt Author Murray, Thomas H
Basl, John
Bedau, Mark A
Evans, John H
Preston, Christopher J
Sandler, Ronald
Lustig, Andrew
Boldt, Joachim
Larson, Ben
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