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Biomedical ethics : opposing viewpoints / Roman Espejo, book editor.

Espejo, Roman, 1977-
[2003], ©2003
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San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, [2003], ©2003.

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222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.


Human cloning is ethical / Nathan Myhrvold -- Human cloning is unethical -- Wesley J. Smith -- Cloning technology could be beneficial to humans / Michel Revel, Human Cloning Foundation -- Cloning technology would not benefit humans / John F. Kilner -- Therapeutic human cloning should be permitted / Michael D. West -- Therapeutic human cloning should be banned / Mae-Wan Ho and Joe Cummins -- The sale of organs for transplants should be legalized / Richard A. Epstein -- The sale of organs for transplants should not be legalized / James F. Childress -- Presumed consent for organ donation is ethical / I. Kennedy ... [et al.] -- Presumed consent for organ donation is unethical / Melanie Phillips -- Animal-to-human transplants could save lives / John J. Fung -- Animal-to-human transplants are dangerous / Alan Berger and Gil Lamont -- Reproductive technologies are ethical / Dion Farquhar -- Reproductive technologies are unethical / Janice G. Raymond -- Surrogate motherhood is ethical / Lawrence A. Kalikow -- Surrogate motherhood is unethical / Scott B. Rae -- Postmenopausal pregnancies should be permitted / Lawrence M. Hinman -- Postmenopausal pregnancies should be banned / Abby Lippman -- Genetic engineering could benefit society / Joseph F. Coates, John B. Mahaffie, and Andy Hines -- Genetic engineering will not benefit society / Ron Epstein -- Genetic testing can benefit human health / Emily C. Dossett -- Genetic testing may not benefit society / Tina Albertson -- Scientists should be allowed to patent human genes / Megan Lisagor -- Scientists should not be allowed to patent human genes / Julie Narimatsu and Michael Dorsey -- Human genome research will benefit society / U.S. Department of Energy -- Human genome research will not benefit society / Mae-Wan Ho.

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