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The ethics of protocells : moral and social implications of creating life in the laboratory

Author: Mark Bedau; Emily C Parke
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009.
Series: Basic bioethics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Experts explore the potential benefits, risks, and moral aspects of protocell technology, which creates simple forms of life from nonliving material.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bedau; Emily C Parke
ISBN: 9780262012621 0262012626 9780262512695 0262512696
OCLC Number: 256533952
Description: x, 365 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the ethics of protocells / Mark A. Bedau and Emily C. Parke --
New technologies, public perceptions, and ethics / Brian Johnson --
Social and ethical implications of creating artificial cells / Mark A. Bedau and Mark Triant --
The acceptability of the risks of protocells / Carl Cranor --
The precautionary principle and its critics / Emily C. Parke and Mark A. Bedau --
A new virtue-based understanding of the precautionary principle / Per Sandin --
Ethical dialogue about science in the context of a culture of precaution / Bill Durodié --
The creation of life in cultural context : from spontaneous generation to synthetic biology / Joachim Schummer --
Second life : some ethical issues in synthetic biology and the recapitulation of evolution / Laurie Zoloth --
Protocell patents : property between modularity and emergence / Alain Pottage --
Protocells, precaution, and open-source biology / Andrew Hessel --
The ambivalence of protocells : challenges for self-reflexive ethics / Brigitte Hantsche-Tangen --
Open evolution and human agency : the pragmatics of upstream ethics in the design of artificial life / George Khushf --
Human practices : interfacing three modes of collaboration / Paul Rabinow and Gaymon Bennett --
This is not a hammer : on ethics and technology / Mickey Gjerris --
Toward a critical evaluation of protocell research / Christine Hauskeller --
Methodological considerations about the ethical and social implications of protocells / Giovanni Boniolo.
Series Title: Basic bioethics.
Responsibility: edited by Mark A. Bedau and Emily C. Parke.
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"Bedau and Parke's The Ethics of Protocells is a seminal work on the ethical and social implications of creating synthetic life. It should be required reading for anyone entering this field." --Linda Read more...

 
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