Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics

Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics

by Benjamin Hurlbut

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231179546
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 01/31/2017
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

J. Benjamin Hurlbut is assistant professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Politics of Experiment
1. New Beginnings
2. Producing Life
3. Representing Reason
4. Cloning, Knowledge, and the Politics of Consensus
5. Confusing Deliberation
6. In the Laboratories of Democracy
7. Religion, Reason, and the Politics of Progress
8. The Legacy of Experiment
Notes
Index

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