Genetics, Theology and Society: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

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Catholic Press Association Award-winner. From a team of the world’s leading bioethicists, a collection of popular and scholarly essays on the challenges of bioethics in our world today. Topics include stem cell research, cloning, economic challenges, and society’s common good.

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Overview

Catholic Press Association Award-winner. From a team of the world’s leading bioethicists, a collection of popular and scholarly essays on the challenges of bioethics in our world today. Topics include stem cell research, cloning, economic challenges, and society’s common good.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824522698
  • Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 4/15/2005
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to the project : genetics, theology, and ethics 1
2 Stem cell research : a theological interpretation 15
3 The human being and the myth of progress; or, the possibilities and limitations of finite freedom 53
4 The need for a dynamic and integrative vision of the human for the ethics of genetics 79
5 What does virtue ethics bring to genetics? 97
6 Genetics, theology, common good 117
7 Power and vulnerability : a contribution of developing countries to the ethical debate on genetics 137
8 Genetics, theology, and ethics : toward complexity? 161
9 Human genetic research today and tomorrow : reflecting on ethical and scientific challenges 164
10 Comments from the praxis of predictive testing, prenatal testing, and preimplantation genetic diagnosis for late-onset neurogenetic disease : the example of Huntington's disease 171
11 Genetics, ethics, theology : a response from the developing world 182
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