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Choosing children : genes, disability, and design

Author: Jonathan Glover
Publisher: Oxford ; Japan ; Brazil : Oxford University Press, impr. 2007.
Series: Uehiro series in practical ethics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genetic and reproductive technology now offers us the possibility of choosing what kinds of children we do and don't have. Should we welcome this power, or should we fear its implications? The  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Glover
ISBN: 9780199238491 0199238499
OCLC Number: 494454910
Description: 1 vol. (120 p.) : couv. ill. en coul. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Disability and Genetic Choice ; Disability and Human Flourishing ; Eugenics? ; 2. Parental Choice and What We Owe to Our Children ; The Boundaries of Parental Choice ; Two Dimensions of Ethics ; What do We Owe to Our Children? A Decent Chance of a Good Life ; What do We Owe to Our Children? Respect for Identity and Autonomy ; 3. Human Values and Genetic Design ; The Genetic Supermarket, Inequality, and Entrapment ; Should We Defend a Central Core of Human Nature? ; The Further Future
Series Title: Uehiro series in practical ethics.
Responsibility: Jonathan Glover.
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