Morality and the New Genetics / Edition 1

Morality and the New Genetics / Edition 1

by Bernard Gert
     
 

How philosophical analysis can be used in developing policies to deal with the moral issue of new genetics. See more details below

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How philosophical analysis can be used in developing policies to deal with the moral issue of new genetics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534542481
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Authors
Preface
Acknowledgments
1A Brief History of the Human Genome Project1
2Moral Theory and the Human Genome Project29
3Concerning the Inadequacies of Principlism57
4Ethical and Legal Dilemmas Arising During Predictive Testing for Adult-Onset Disease: The Experience of Huntington Disease77
5Applying Morality to the Nine Huntington Disease Cases: An Alternative Model for Genetic Counseling97
6Clarifying the Duties and Goals of Genetic Counselors: Implications for Nondirectiveness125
7The Concept of Genetic Malady147
8Morally Relevant Features of Genetic Maladies and Genetic Testing167
9Abortion and the New Genetics189
10Ethics of Gene Therapy209
AppendixPrinciples of Human Genetics225
Index235

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