The Resource Genes and future people : philosophical issues in human genetics, Walter Glannon

Genes and future people : philosophical issues in human genetics, Walter Glannon

Label
Genes and future people : philosophical issues in human genetics
Title
Genes and future people
Title remainder
philosophical issues in human genetics
Statement of responsibility
Walter Glannon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The book is a sustained philosophical reflection on some of the metaphysical and moral issues presented by genetics and different forms of genetic intervention
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
174/.25
Index
index present
LC call number
QH438.7
LC item number
.G536 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Genes and future people : philosophical issues in human genetics, Walter Glannon
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-205) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Moral Asymmetry and Harm
  • Life Stages
  • Should Some Lives Be Prevented?
  • Giving Priority to the Worse Off
  • Gene Therapy and Genetic Enhancement
  • Gene Therapy: Problems and a Paradox
  • Access and Allocation Issues
  • Genetic Enhancement
  • Negative and Positive Eugenics: Is There a Slippery Slope?
  • The Morality of Human Cloning
  • The Reach of Genes: Biology, Metaphysics, Morality
  • Biological Factors
  • Means and Ends
  • Cloning Body Parts
  • Eugenics Again?
  • Extending the Human Life Span
  • Cells and Senescence
  • An Evolutionary Trade-Off
  • Intergenerational Equality and Fairness
  • Prudential Concern About the Future
  • Genes and Disease
  • Biological and Personal Identity
  • Two Senses of "Life"
  • How Genes Influence the Identities of Persons
  • Moral Implications
  • Genetic Information, Obligation, and the Prevention of Lives
  • Genetic Testing, Screening, and Information
Control code
ocn170237515
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 216 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813345512
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b27390688
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)170237515
  • ebsco0813345510
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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