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Biomedical ethics : opposing viewpoints

Author: Viqi Wagner
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2008.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the pros and cons about biomedical ethics.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Viqi Wagner
ISBN: 9780737737387 0737737387 9780737737370 0737737379
OCLC Number: 166255199
Description: 256 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why consider opposing viewpoints? --
Ch. 1: Is stem cell research ethical? Embryonic stem cell research is unethical / Thomas A. Shannon ; Embryonic stem cell research is ethical / Ronald A. Lindsay ; The development of new stem cell lines is unethical / George W. Bush ; The development of new stem cell lines is ethical / James Thomson, interviewed by Alan Boyle ; Using alternative sources of stem cells resolves ethical issues / Domestic Policy Council ; Using alternative sources of stem cells does not resolve ethical issues / Daniel McConchie ; Ethical stem cell research requires federal funding and oversight / Jonathan Kimmelman, Francoise Baylis, and Kathleen Cranley Glass ; Ethical stem cell research does not depend on federal funding or oversight / Ronald Bailey --
Ch. 2: What ethics should guide reproductive technology? Human cloning is unethical / Leon Kass ; Therapeutic human cloning is ethical / Ian Wilmot and Rogert Highfield ; There is no religious consensus on the ethics of human cloning / Bob Sullivan ; The selection of offspring traits is unethical / Michael J. Sandel ; The selection of offspring traits is inevitable / Gregory Stock. Ch. 3: What ethics should guide organ transplantation? The regulated sale of organs for transplant is ethical / Mark Cherry ; The sale of organs for transplant is unethical / Gilbert Meilaender ; The current system of allocating organs is fair and ethical / United Network for Organ Sharing ; The current system of allocating organs is unfair and unethical / David J. Undis ; Novel ways to increase the organ supply should be considered / Sam Crowe and Eric Cohen ; Novel ways to increase the organ supply are ethically unsound / University of Minnesota's Center for Bioethics ; Animal-to-human organ transplantation is ethical / Cindy A. Smetanka and David K.C. Cooper ; Animal-to-human organ transplantation is unethical / Laura Purdy --
Ch. 4: Is human genetic testing ethical? ; Fetal genetic testing is ethical / Robert J. Boyle and Julian Savulescu ; Fetal genetic testing is unethical / Samuel D. Hensley ; Genetic testing in the workplace can be ethical / Chris MacDonald and Bryn Williams-Jones ; Genetic testing in the workplace is unethical / Rory O'Neill ; Insurers should have access to genetic testing results / Neil A. Manson and Gregory Conko ; Insurers should not have access to genetic testing results / National Council on Disability.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Viqi Wagner, book editor.
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