Stem Cell Research / Edition 1

Stem Cell Research / Edition 1

by James M. Humber
     
 

ISBN-10: 1617375438

ISBN-13: 9781617375439

Pub. Date: 11/19/2010

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.  See more details below

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:
9781617375439
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
11/19/2010
Series:
Biomedical Ethics Reviews (closed) Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2004
Pages:
183
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

An Analogical Argument for Stem Cell Research
Richard Werner

Marginal Cases and the Moral Status of Embryos
Michael J. Almeida

Fixations on the Moral Status of the Embryo
Michael C. Brannigan

Nazi Experiments and Stem Cell Research
Dennis R. Cooley

Recent Ethical Controversies About Stem Cell Research
James J. McCartney

Complicity in Embryonic and Fetal Stem Cell Research and Applications: Exploring and Extending Catholic Responses
Jan C. Heller

Women, Commodification, and Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Susan Dodds

Index

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