Babies by Design: The Ethics of Genetic Choice

Babies by Design: The Ethics of Genetic Choice

by Ronald M. Green
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300125461

ISBN-13: 9780300125467

Pub. Date: 11/28/2007

Publisher: Yale University Press

Already technology enables parents to select some genetic traits for their children, and soon it will be possible to begin to shape ourselves as a species. Countering loud cries of alarm, bioethics expert Ronald Green explains why our fears about genetic engineering are overblown and how we can move forward responsibly to create a better future.  See more details below

Overview

Already technology enables parents to select some genetic traits for their children, and soon it will be possible to begin to shape ourselves as a species. Countering loud cries of alarm, bioethics expert Ronald Green explains why our fears about genetic engineering are overblown and how we can move forward responsibly to create a better future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300125467
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 8.46(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction....................1
1 Creating the Superathlete....................17
2 How Will We Do It?....................33
3 Drawing Lines....................53
4 Challenges and Risks....................81
5 Parents: Guardians or Gardeners?....................107
6 Will We Create a "Genobility"?....................135
7 Playing God....................171
8 The Choices Ahead....................197
Notes....................231
Glossary....................259
Acknowledgments....................269
Index....................271

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