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Choosing tomorrow's children : the ethics of selective reproduction

Author: Stephen Wilkinson
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2012
Series: Issues in biomedical ethics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

To what extent should parents be allowed to use reproductive technologies to determine the characteristics of their future children? Is there something morally wrong with choosing what their sex will  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Wilkinson
ISBN: 0199273960 9780199273966 9780199646586 0199646589
OCLC Number: 1041957051
Description: 265 p.
Contents: 1. Introduction: the Ethics of Selective Reproduction ; 2. Parental Duties and Virtues ; 3. Selecting for Disability and the Welfare of the Child ; 4. Choosing One for the Sake of Another ; 5. Treating Children as Commodities ; 6. Eugenics and the Expressivist Argument ; 7. Enhancement ; 8. Sex Selection
Series Title: Issues in biomedical ethics
Responsibility: Stephen Wilkinson.


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