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"A Companion to Genethics" is the first substantial study of the multifaceted dimensions of the genetic revolution and its philosophical, ethical, social and political significance.^Brings together the best and most influential writing about the ethics of genetics; ^Includes 33 newly-commissioned...


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"A Companion to Genethics" is the first substantial study of the multifaceted dimensions of the genetic revolution and its philosophical, ethical, social and political significance.^Brings together the best and most influential writing about the ethics of genetics; ^Includes 33 newly-commissioned essays, all written by prominent figures in the field; ^Shows how there is scarcely a part of our lives left unaffected by the impact of the new genetics.
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List of Contributors.Acknowledgements.Introduction : Justine Burley (University of Manchester and Exeter College, Oxford) and John Harris (University of Manchester).1. Stem cells: C.N. Svendsen (University of Cambridge).2. Gene therapy for neurological disorders: P.R. Lowenstein (Gene Therapeutics Institute).3. Cloning in biology and medicine: Ian Wilmut (Roslin Institute)Genetics of old age: Thomas B.L. Kirkwood (University of Newcastle).4. The ethical legacy of Nazi medical war crimes: Paul Weindling (Oxford Bookes University).5. Biotechnology and animals: Bernard E. Rollin (Colorado State University).6. The role of informed consent in genetic experimentation: S?renHolm (University of Oslo).7. Testing children and adolescents: Dorothy Wertz (University of Massachusetts).8. Genetic testing of children: Lainie Friedman Ross (University of Chicago).9. Mapping the human genome and "Monster Mythology": George J. Annas (Boston University).10. The moral status of the gene: Mary Anne Warren (San Francisco State University).11. The ethical use of human embryonic stem cells in research and therapy: John Harris (University of Manchester).12. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and embryo selection: Bonnie Steinbock (State University of New York at Albany).13. Individual autonomy and genetic choice: Matthew Clayton (Brunel University).14. Cloning and public policy: Ruth Macklin (Albert Einstein College of Medicine).15. Sex-selection: The feminist response: Diemut Bubeck (London School of Economics).16. Creating perfect people: Philip Kitcher (Columbia University).17. Genetics and personal identity: Carol Rovane (Columbia University).18. Genetic determinism and gene selection: Richard Dawkins (University of Oxford and New College).19. The "Darwin Wars" and the human self image: Janet Radcliffe Richards (University College London.20. Religion and Gene Therapy: Gerald McKenny (Rice University).21. 'Race', genetics and human difference: Hussein Kassim (University of London).22. Self-ownership, begetting and germ-line information: Hillel Steiner (University of Manchester).23. Justice, genetics and lifestyles: Inez de Beaufort (Erasmus University).24. Commercial exploitation of the human genome: Ruth Chadwick (Lancaster University) and Adam Hedgecoe (University College London).25. Forensic DNA typing: David Wasserman (University of Maryland).26. Privacy and genetics: Madison Powers (Georgetown University).27. DNA banking: Bartha Maria Knoppers (University of Montreal).28. Genetic difference in the workplace: Michael Yesley (Los Alamos National Laboratory).29. The insurance market and discriminatory practices: Tom Sorell (University of Ethics).30. Legal and ethical issues in biotechnology patenting: Pilar Ossorio (American Medical Association.31. Patented genes: Mark Sagoff (University of Maryland, College Park).32. Property, patents, and genetic material: Stephen Munzer (University of California, Los Angeles).33. Genetic screening from a public health perspective: Scott Burris (Temple University) and Lawrence Gostin (Georgetown University).Afterword: Sir David Weatherall (University of Oxford).Index
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  • Catalogue Code 256111
  • Product Code 1405120282
  • EAN 9781405120289
  • Pages 508
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Jul 2004
  • Dimensions 244 x 171 x 37mm
  • Weight 0.882kg
  • :list Of Contributors. <p>acknowledgements.</p> <p>introduction : Justine Burley (university Of Manchester And Exeter College, Oxford) And John Harris (university Of Manchester).</p> <p>1. Stem Cells: C.n. Svendsen (university Of Cambridge).</p> <p>2. Gene Therapy For Neurological Disorders: P.r. Lowenstein (gene Therapeutics Institute).</p> <p>3. Cloning In Biology And Medicine: Ian Wilmut (roslin Institute)genetics Of Old Age: Thomas B.l. Kirkwood (university Of Newcastle).</p> <p>4. The Ethical Legacy Of Nazi Medical War Crimes: Paul Weindling (oxford Bookes University).</p> <p>5. Biotechnology And Animals: Bernard E. Rollin (colorado State University).</p> <p>6. The Role Of Informed Consent In Genetic Experimentation: Srenholm (university Of Oslo).</p> <p>7. Testing Children And Adolescents: Dorothy Wertz (university Of Massachusetts).</p> <p>8. Genetic Testing Of Children: Lainie Friedman Ross (university Of Chicago).</p> <p>9. Mapping The Human Genome And "monster Mythology": George J. Annas (boston University).</p> <p>10. The Moral Status Of The Gene: Mary Anne Warren (san Francisco State University).</p> <p>11. The Ethical Use Of Human Embryonic Stem Cells In Research And Therapy: John Harris (university Of Manchester).</p> <p>12. Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis And Embryo Selection: Bonnie Steinbock (state University Of New York At Albany).</p> <p>13. Individual Autonomy And Genetic Choice: Matthew Clayton (brunel University).</p> <p>14. Cloning And Public Policy: Ruth Macklin (albert Einstein College Of Medicine).</p> <p>15. Sex-selection: The Feminist Response: Diemut Bubeck (london School Of Economics).</p> <p>16. Creating Perfect People: Philip Kitcher (columbia University).</p> <p>17. Genetics And Personal Identity: Carol Rovane (columbia University).</p> <p>18. Genetic Determinism And Gene Selection: Richard Dawkins (university Of Oxford And New College).</p> <p>19. The "darwin Wars" And The Human Self Image: Janet Radcliffe Richards (university College London.</p> <p>20. Religion And Gene Therapy: Gerald Mckenny (rice University).</p> <p>21. ?race&amp;apos;, Genetics And Human Difference: Hussein Kassim (university Of London).</p> <p>22. Self-ownership, Begetting And Germ-line Information: Hillel Steiner (university Of Manchester).</p> <p>23. Justice, Genetics And Lifestyles: Inez De Beaufort (erasmus University).</p> <p>24. Commercial Exploitation Of The Human Genome: Ruth Chadwick (lancaster University) And Adam Hedgecoe (university College London).</p> <p>25. Forensic Dna Typing: David Wasserman (university Of Maryland).</p> <p>26. Privacy And Genetics: Madison Powers (georgetown University).</p> <p>27. Dna Banking: Bartha Maria Knoppers (university Of Montreal).</p> <p>28. Genetic Difference In The Workplace: Michael Yesley (los Alamos National Laboratory).</p> <p>29. The Insurance Market And Discriminatory Practices: Tom Sorell (university Of Ethics).</p> <p>30. Legal And Ethical Issues In Biotechnology Patenting: Pilar Ossorio (american Medical Association.</p> <p>31. Patented Genes: Mark Sagoff (university Of Maryland, College Park).</p> <p>32. Property, Patents, And Genetic Material: Stephen Munzer (university Of California, Los Angeles).</p> <p>33. Genetic Screening From A Public Health Perspective: Scott Burris (temple University) And Lawrence Gostin (georgetown University).</p> <p>afterword: Sir David Weatherall (university Of Oxford).</p> <p>index</p>

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