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The Sorting Society - The Ethics of Genetic Screening and Therapy

di Thompson - Skene  • 2008  • dettagli prodotto

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Focuses on the ethical, legal and social issues raised by genetic testing and therapy. This book will be of interest to philosophers, political commentators, clinicians, lawyers, people with genetic conditions and their families – indeed to anyone concerned about one of the major issues of our time.Table of Contents Preface1. Introduction Janna Thompson and Loane Skene2. Genetic testing, an informed choice Agnes Bankier and David Cram3. Sex selection: sorting sperm as a gateway to the sorting society? Edgar Dahl4. Cloning to avoid genetic disease Lynn Gillam5. Procreative beneficence: reasons to not have disabled children Julian Savulescu6. Reprogenic technologies: balancing parental procreative autonomy and social equity and justice Leslie Cannold7. Genetic technology and intergenerational justice Janna Thompson8. Genetic preselection and the moral equality of individuals David Neil9. Genes, identity, and the 'expressivist critique' Rob Sparrow10.Overstating the biological: geneticism and essentialism in social cloning and social sex selection Mianna Lotz11. The sorting society - a legal perspective Loane Skene


ISBN: 0521689848

Titolo: The Sorting Society - The Ethics of Genetic Screening and Therapy


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2008

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 15x23 cm

Pagine: 160