Ethics of Genetic Engineering (At Issue)
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Ethics of Genetic Engineering (At Issue)

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Philosophy,
  • Science & Nature - Biology,
  • Science & Technology - Biology,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Science,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10953766M
ISBN 100613737954
ISBN 109780613737951

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  : At Issue Series - The Ethics of Genetic Engineering (hardcover edition) (): Siedler, Maurya: Books5/5(1).   Whether and how those processes should be used is the subject of The Ethics of Genetic Engineering. Roberta M. Berry has written a creative book on how ethics can inform individual decisions and social policy on human genetic engineering. The book focuses primarily on germline genetic modification. The discussions and analyses are largely aimed.   After reading Sandel’s exceedingly elegant little book, The Case Against Perfection: Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering, I could finally put satisfactory names to core values implicit in my hesitation: acceptance and solidarity. I encountered Sandel’s book as a participant in the intellectual discourse about parenting. THE UTILITARIAN RESPONSE TO GENETIC ENGINEERING BACKGROUND Utilitarian ethics was an teleological ethical theory developed by Bentham, and John Stuart Mill in his book 'Utilitarianism'. The ethical theory says that an action is right or wrong depending on the amount of .

  Carrying us beyond familiar terms of political discourse, this book contends that the genetic revolution will change the way philosophers discuss ethics and will force spiritual questions back onto the political agenda. In order to grapple with the ethics of enhancement, we need to confront questions largely lost from view in the modern world.4/5(3).   The complicated ethics of genetic engineering. With new technology to edit genes, scientists are now working on things that once seemed impossible.   Engineering Genesis provides a uniquely informed, balanced and varied insight into these and many other key issues from a working group of distinguished experts - in genetics, agriculture, animal welfare, ethics, theology, sociology and risk - brought together by the Society, Religion and Technology Project of the Church of by: Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification or genetic manipulation, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genes using is a set of technologies used to change the genetic makeup of cells, including the transfer of genes within and across species boundaries to produce improved or novel DNA is obtained by either isolating and copying the genetic.

The book argues that we must bridge this divide, drawing on the resources from both encampments, if we are to understand and cope with the distinctive problems posed by genetic engineering. These problems, termed "fractious problems," are novel, complex, ethically fraught, unavoidably of public concern, and unavoidably divisive.   The book argues that we must bridge this divide, drawing on the resources from both encampments, if we are to understand and cope with the distinctive problems posed by genetic engineering. These problems, termed "fractious problems," are novel, complex, ethically fraught, unavoidably of public concern, and unavoidably divisive. Ethics of Genetic Engineering book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. As the field of genetic engineering continues to develop, a Ratings: 0.   As genetic and reproductive technologies spread from the laboratory to the clinic-and society takes further notice-students and practitioners of biology and medicine, as well as the interested general reader, will find The Science and Ethics of Engineering the Human Germ Line: Mendel's Maze to be an essential and accessible guide to these.