Cloning

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Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This addition to the popular Opposing Viewpoints series addresses the controversial topic of cloning. Through a balanced collection of articles from a variety of sources, the title explores the ethical and moral issues surrounding research cloning, the i; "Each volume ...
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Overview


Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This addition to the popular Opposing Viewpoints series addresses the controversial topic of cloning. Through a balanced collection of articles from a variety of sources, the title explores the ethical and moral issues surrounding research cloning, the i; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model…not only providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, but also stimulating readers to do further research for group discussion and individual interest. Both shrill and moderate, th
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737757149
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 4/6/2012
  • Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 What Ethical and Moral Issues Surround Research Cloning?

Chapter Preface 22

1 Research Cloning Is Ethical Dan W. Brock 26

2 Research Cloning Is Not Ethical William Sounders Michael Fragoso David Prentice 40

3 Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Research Is Morally Superior to Research Cloning Right to Life of Michigan Education Fund 50

4 Research Cloning and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Research Are Morally Equivalent Gregory E. Kaebnick 54

5 It Is Ethical to Pay Women to Donate Eggs for Research Cloning Bonnie Steinbock 60

6 It Is Not Ethical to Pay Women to Donate Eggs for Research Cloning Thomas Berg 65

Periodical Bibliography 69

Chapter 2 What Ethical and Moral Issues Surround Reproductive Cloning?

Chapter Preface 71

1 Embrace Human Cloning Gregg Easterbrook 74

2 Human Reproductive Cloning Is Ethically Problematic Dennis P. Hollinger 78

3 Reproductive Cloning by Infertile Couples Is Ethical Carson Strong 86

4 The Rights of Cloned Children Must Be Considered in Reproductive Cloning Joyce C. Havstad 97

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 108

Chapter 3 What Ethical and Moral Issues Surround Animal Cloning?

Chapter Preface 110

1 Cloning Farm Animals Is Ethical Biotechnology Industry Organization 113

2 Cloning Causes Farm Animals to Suffer Humane Society of the United States 118

3 Animal Cloning Can Save Endangered Species Steve Connor 128

4 Pet Cloning and Endangered Species Cloning Are Terrible Ideas Pete Shanks 134

5 There Are Worse Things than Dog Cloning Anna Jane Grossman 143

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 149

Chapter 4 How Should Cloning Be Regulated?

Chapter Preface 151

1 The United States Should Ban Reproductive Cloning and Place a Moratorium on Research Cloning Leon R. Kass 155

2 The United States Should Not Ban Human Cloning Elizabeth Price Foley 167

3 Research Cloning Should Be Allowed but Not Reproductive Cloning Christiane Nusslein-Volhard 178

4 Research Cloning Should Receive Federal Funding Association of American Universities 189

5 Cloned Meat Is Safe and Does Not Need to Be Labeled US Food and Drug Administration 196

6 The Safety of Cloned Meat Is Uncertain and It Should Be Labeled Martha Rosenberg 202

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 209

Glossary 210

For Further Discussion 214

Organizations to Contact 217

Bibliography of Books 223

Index 226

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