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Flesh of My Flesh : The Ethics of Cloning Humans : A Reader

Flesh of My Flesh : The Ethics of Cloning Humans : A Reader - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0847689828

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ISBN13: 978-0847689828
ISBN10: 0847689824
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub, Inc.
Published: 1998
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Flesh of My Flesh : The Ethics of Cloning Humans : A Reader - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0847689828

Gregory E. Ed. Pence

ISBN13: 978-0847689828
ISBN10: 0847689824
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub, Inc.

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

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.

Author Bio

Pence, Gregory E. : University of Alabama at Birmingham

Gregory E. Pence is a medical ethicist with twenty years of experience reviewing significant cases in bioethics. He was one of the few bioethicists in North America to have publicly opposed President Clinton's ban on human cloning. He is professor of philosophy at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, and the author of Who's Afraid of Human Cloning? (Rowman & Littlefield, 1998) He lives in Birmingham, Alabama.

Table of Contents

Introduction


Moving toward the Clonal Man: Is This What We Want?
Don't Worry: A Brain Still Can't Be Cloned
The Wisdom of Repugnance
Begetting and Cloning
Cloning Human Beings
Whose Self Is It, Anyway?
Scientific Discoveries and Cloning: Challenges for Public Policy
Wrongful Life, Federalism, and Procreative Liberty: A Critique of the NBAC Cloning Report
Dolly's Fashion and Louis's Passion
Clone Mammals . . . Clone Man?
Will Cloning Harm People?
The Confusion over Cloning
Our Children, Our Selves: The Meaning of Cloning for Gay People


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