Germ-line intervention and our responsibilities to future generations / edited by Emmanuel Agius [and others].

[1998], ©1998
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Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1998], ©1998.

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xiv, 174 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.



Screening for genetic diseases : what are the moral constraints? / Alfred Cuschieri -- Moral status of the human genome / Attajinda Deepandung and Wilai T. Noonpakdee -- Zen world and the mental genes / Kido Inoue -- Moral reasoning in bioethics and posterity / Salvatore privitera -- Redesigning the human genome : are there constraints from nature? / Kevin Wm. Wildes -- Human nature genetically re-engineered : moral responsibilities to future generations / H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. -- Patenting life : our responsibilities to present and future generations / Emmanuel Agius -- Should we treat the human germ-line as a global human resource? / Eric T. Juengst -- Germ-line engineering as the eugenics of the future / Qiu Renzong -- Guardianship by peer review in genetic engineering and biotechnology / Alex E. Felice -- Are we our descendants' keepers? / David Heyd -- Unknowable effects of genetic interventions on future generations or, who guard the genetic engineers in democratic republics? / Stuart F. Spicker -- Homo propheticus / Ugo Mifsud Bonnici.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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    QZ50 1998G37
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