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Flesh of My Flesh : The Ethics of Cloning Humans A Reader - Gregory E. Pence

Flesh of My Flesh

The Ethics of Cloning Humans A Reader

Hardcover Published: 4th June 1998
ISBN: 9780847689811
Number Of Pages: 174

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Cloning is one of the most hotly debated issues to have hit the world news in years. The first book of its kind. Flesh of My Flesh is a collection of articles by today's most-respected scientists, philosophers, bioethicists, theologians, and law professors about whether we should allow human cloning. The book includes historical pieces to provide background for the current debate. Religious, philosophical, and legal points of view are all represented. Flesh of My Flesh offers a fascinating and comprehensive look at this important and complex issue.

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Original. Forecast Flesh of My Flesh distinguishes itself from the multitude of 'cloning' books on the market. An enjoyable overview of the ethics of cloning... A good introduction to the subject. Bulletin of Medical Ethics The volume is a very useful one for the general reader and the specialist in bioethics. The essays are accessible and highly instructive. Anyone interested in recent developments in reproductive technologies will find it engaging. -- Gabriel Palmer-Fernndez, Youngstown State University Religious Studies Review This collection of papers is well suited to anyone wanting a diverse set of accessible opinions about human cloning. -- Christian Perring Ph.D, editor, Metapsychology Review A well-edited and invaluable resource for those who want to develop a comprehensive and rationally defendable ethical position on the issue of cloning humans. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice A highly accessible introduction to the scientific, moral, and political questions surrounding cloning. CHOICE

Moving toward the Clonal Man: Is This What We Want?p. 1
Don't Worry: A Brain Still Can't Be Clonedp. 9
The Wisdom of Repugnancep. 13
Begetting and Cloningp. 39
Cloning Human Beingsp. 45
Whose Self Is It, Anyway?p. 67
Scientific Discoveries and Cloning: Challenges for Public Policyp. 77
Wrongful Life, Federalism, and Procreative Liberty: A Critique of the NBAC Cloning Reportp. 85
Dolly's Fashion and Louis's Passionp. 101
Clone Mammals ... Clone Man?p. 111
Will Cloning Harm People?p. 115
The Confusion over Cloningp. 129
Our Children, Our Selves: The Meaning of Cloning for Gay Peoplep. 141
Indexp. 151
About the Editorp. 155
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ISBN: 9780847689811
ISBN-10: 0847689816
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 174
Published: 4th June 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 15.82  x 1.88
Weight (kg): 0.43