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Author Burley, Justine
Title A Companion to Genethics
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2002
©2008
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (508 pages)
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Series Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Ser. ; v.45
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Ser
Note Intro -- A Companion to Genethics -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: Genetics: Setting the Scene -- 1 Stem Cells -- 2 Gene Therapy for Neurological Disorders: New Therapies or Human Experimentation? -- 3 Cloning in Biology and Medicine: Clinical Opportunities and Ethical Concerns -- 4 The Genetics of Old Age -- Part II: Genetic Research -- 5 The Ethical Legacy of Nazi Medical War Crimes: Origins, Human Experiments, and International Justice -- 6 Biotechnology and Animals: Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Cloning -- 7 The Role of Informed Consent in Genetic Experimentation -- 8 Testing Children and Adolescents -- 9 Genetic Testing of Children: Who Should Consent? -- 10 Mapping the Human Genome and the Meaning of "Monster Mythology" -- Part III: Gene Manipulation and Gene Selection -- 11 The Moral Status of the Gene -- 12 The Ethical Use of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Research and Therapy -- 13 Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and Embryo Selection -- 14 Individual Autonomy and Genetic Choice -- 15 Cloning and Public Policy -- 16 Sex Selection: The Feminist Response -- 17 Creating Perfect People -- Part IV: Genotype, Phenotype, and Justice -- 18 Genetics and Personal Identity -- 19 Genetic Determinism and Gene Selectionism -- 20 The Darwin Wars and the Human Self-image -- 21 Religion and Gene Therapy: The End of One Debate, the Beginning of Another -- 22 "Race," Genetics, and Human Difference -- 23 Self-ownership, Begetting, and Germline Information -- 24 Justice, Genetics, and Lifestyles -- 25 Commercial Exploitation of the Human Genome -- Part V: Ethics, Law, and Policy -- 26 Forensic DNA Typing -- 27 Privacy and Genetics -- 28 DNA Banking: A Retrospective-prospective -- 29 Genetic Difference in the Workplace -- 30 The Insurance Market and Discriminatory Practices
31 Legal and Ethical Issues in Biotechnology Patenting -- 32 Are Genes Inventions? An Ethical Analysis of Gene Patents -- 33 Property, Patents, and Genetic Material -- 34 Genetic Screening from a Public Health Perspective: Three "Ethical" Principles -- Afterword -- Index
A Companion to Genethics is the first substantial study of the multifaceted dimensions of the genetic revolution and its philosophical, ethical, social and political significance.Brings together the best and most influential writing about the ethics of genetics; Includes 33 newly-commissioned essays, all written by prominent figures in the field; Shows how there is scarcely a part of our lives left unaffected by the impact of the new genetics
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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: Burley, Justine A Companion to Genethics Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2002 9780631206989
Subject Genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects.;Bioethics
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Alt Author Harris, John
Harris, John
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