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Genes and morality : new essays

Author: Veikko Launis; Juhani Pietarinen; Juha Räikkä
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Atlanta, GA : Rodopi, 1999.
Series: Value inquiry book series, v. 83.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Veikko Launis; Juhani Pietarinen; Juha Räikkä
ISBN: 904200696X 9789042006966
OCLC Number: 41633929
Description: vi, 199 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Editorial Foreword. Acknowledgements. Introduction. PART I: METHODOLOGICAL AND THEORETICAL ISSUES. ONE Matti HAYRY: What the Fox Would Have Said, Had He Been a Hedgehog: On the Methodology and Normative Approach of John Harris's Wonderwoman and Superman. TWO Ingmar PERSSON: Does It Matter When We Begin to Exist? THREE Sirkku Kristiina HELLSTEN: Can We Do Wrong by Bringing Children into Being? FOUR Torbjorn TANNSJO: Impersonal Morality: A Defense. FIVE Soren HOLM: Principles of Health Care Ethics: Solution or Problem? SIX Juha RAIKKA: On the Morality of Avoiding Information. PART II: PRACTICAL ISSUES. SEVEN John HARRIS: Genome Analysis and Responsibility for Health. EIGHT Ingmar PORN: Genetic Information and Care. NINE Anglus CLARKE: The Genetic Dissection of Complex Traits. TEN Rogeer HOEDEMAEKERS and Henk TEN HAVE: Genetic Health and Genetic Disease. ELEVEN Juhani PIETARINEN and Veikko LAUNIS: Patenting Non-Human and Human Life. TWELVE Christoph REHMANN-SUTTER: Hubris and Hybrids in the Myth of Frankenstein. Gregory L. FOWLER and Michael J. GARLAND: Translating the Human Genome Project into Social Policy: A Model for Participatory Democracy. Notes on Contributors. Index.
Series Title: Value inquiry book series, v. 83.
Responsibility: edited by Veikko Launis, Juhani Pietarinen, Juha Räikkä.

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