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Choosing children : the ethical dilemmas of genetic intervention

Author: Jonathan Glover
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Uehiro series in practical ethics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Should parents be free to choose, for instance, the colour of their children's eyes or hair? Genetic and reproductive technology offers the possibility of choosing what kinds of children we do and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Glover
ISBN: 019929092X 9780199290925
OCLC Number: 62714159
Description: pages 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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