Biologically Modified Justice

Biologically Modified Justice

by Colin Farrelly


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107568518
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/16/2016
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Colin Farrelly is a Queen's National Scholar at Queen's University, Ontario. He has published articles in political science, philosophy, law, medicine and science, and his articles have appeared in journals as varied as the British Medical Journal, Political Studies, Biogerontology, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Law and Philosophy and Rejuvenation Research. His other books include Justice, Democracy and Reasonable Agreement (2007), Virtue Jurisprudence (co-edited with Lawrence Solum, 2007) and An Introduction to Contemporary Political Theory (2003).

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The genetic revolution; Part I. The Duty to Aid in an Aging World: 2. Empirical ethics and Singer's principle of preventing bad occurrences; 3. The duty to extend the biological warranty period; 4. Equality and the duty to retard human aging; 5. Framing the inborn aging process and longevity science; Part II. Genetic Justice: 6. Science and justice; 7. Genetic justice and the limitations of formulating distributive 'ideals'; 8. Normative theorizing about genetics: a response to Loi; Part III. Patents, Reproductive Freedom and Patriarchy: 9. Gene patents and justice; 10. PGD and reproductive freedom; 11. Historical materialism and patriarchy; Conclusion.

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