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Life science ethics

Author: Gary Comstock
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The revised edition of this book uses case studies on genetically modified food, animals in research, nanotechnology and climate change to probe the relationship of ethics to religion and show the relevance of ethical reasoning to land, food and  technology.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Life science ethics.
Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2010
(OCoLC)495599097
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Comstock
ISBN: 9789048187928 9048187923
OCLC Number: 668096986
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Ethics --
2. Religion / Gary L. Comstock --
3. Reasoning / Gary L. Comstock --
4. Method / Lilly-Marlene Russow --
5. Environment / Gary L. Comstock --
6. Land / Lilly-Marlene Russow --
7. Farms / Paul B. Thompson --
8. Food / Charles Taliaferro / Stephen Carpenter --
9. Biotechnology / Hugh LaFollette / Larry May --
10. Genetically Modified Foods / Fred Gifford --
11. Animals in Agriculture / Gary L. Comstock --
12. Animals in Research / Gary Varner --
13. Climate Change / Richard Haynes --
14. Nanotechnology / Stephen M. Gardiner --
15. Environment: Marine Mammal Protection / Christopher M. Kelty --
16. Land: Hybrid Corn / Donald J. Orth --
17. Farms: Lost in the Maize / Jochum Wiersma / Deon Stuthman / Donald Duvick / David Fan / Victor Konde --
18. Food: Edible Antibiotics in Food Crops / Anabela M.L. Romano / L. Horst Grimme / Steven Hill / Isabel Lopez-Calderon / Michael Lawton --
19. Biotechnology: Trait Protection System / Kathryn Orvis / Dean Herzfeld / Terrance Riordan / Mike Zeller / Halina Zaleski --
20. Genetically Modified Foods: Golden Rice / Bryony Bonning / Thomas Peterson --
21. Animals in Agriculture: Beef, Milk, and Eggs / Melanie Torrie / Carol Loopstra / Ross Whetten / Robert Zeigler / Karen Pesaresi Penner / Sharon Shriver / Jacqueline Fletcher / Kristen Hessler / Gary L. Comstock --
22. Animals in Research: Enviropigs / Gary Varner --
23. Climate Change: Coastal Dead Zones / Robert Streiffer / Sara Gavrell Ortiz --
24. Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology and Human Enhancement / W. David Miller / David G. Kimmel / Donald F. Boesch / Victoria J. Coles.
Responsibility: Gary L. Comstock, (ed.).

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