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The Sorting Society: The Ethics of Genetic Screening and Therapy


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September 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A look at the ethical, legal and social issues raised by genetic testing and therapy.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; 1. Introduction Janna Thompson and Loane Skene; 2. Genetic testing, an informed choice Agnes Bankier and David Cram; 3. Sex selection: sorting sperm as a gateway to the sorting society? Edgar Dahl; 4. Cloning to avoid genetic disease Lynn Gillam; 5. Procreative beneficence: reasons to not have disabled children Julian Savulescu; 6. Reprogenic technologies: balancing parental procreative autonomy and social equity and justice Leslie Cannold; 7. Genetic technology and intergenerational justice Janna Thompson; 8. Genetic preselection and the moral equality of individuals David Neil; 9. Genes, identity, and the 'expressivist critique' Rob Sparrow; 10.Overstating the biological: geneticism and essentialism in social cloning and social sex selection Mianna Lotz; 11. The sorting society - a legal perspective Loane Skene.

Portrait

Loane Skene is Professor of Law at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Janna Thompson is Associate Professor of Philosophy at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.
EAN: 9780521689847
ISBN: 0521689848
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2008
Seitenanzahl: 167 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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