Stem Cell Research / Edition 1

Stem Cell Research / Edition 1

by James M. Humber
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1588294013

ISBN-13: 9781588294012

Pub. Date: 10/20/2003

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

A collection of objective essays reviewing the principal arguments for and against stem cell research. Among the issues considered are whether stem cell research treats embryos as "commodities," violates the rights of human embryos, or alienates women from their reproductive labor, and whether human embryos are entitled to full membership in the moral community.

Overview

A collection of objective essays reviewing the principal arguments for and against stem cell research. Among the issues considered are whether stem cell research treats embryos as "commodities," violates the rights of human embryos, or alienates women from their reproductive labor, and whether human embryos are entitled to full membership in the moral community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588294012
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
10/20/2003
Series:
Biomedical Ethics Reviews (closed) Series, #2004
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
183
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Contributorsxi
An Analogical Argument for Stem Cell Research3
Marginal Cases and the Moral Status of Embryos25
Fixations on the Moral Status of the Embryo43
Nazi Experiments and Stem Cell Research61
Recent Ethical Controversies About Stem Cell Research87
Complicity in Embryonic and Fetal Stem Cell Research and Applications: Exploring and Extending Catholic Responses123
Women, Commodification, and Embryonic Stem Cell Research151
Index175

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