Choosing Children (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
128
Utgivningsdatum
2008-01-01
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
202 x 140 x 8 mm
Vikt
150 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
35:B&W 5.25 x 8 in or 203 x 133mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780199238491
Choosing Children (häftad)

Choosing Children

Genes, Disability, and Design

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Genetic and reproductive technology now offers us the possibility of choosing what kinds of children we do and don't have. Should we welcome this power, or should we fear its implications? The renowned moral philosopher and best-selling author Jonathan Glover suggests how we should try to deal with this urgent problem.
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Jonathan Glover is Professor of Ethics at King's College, University of London, and the Director of the Center for Medical Law and Ethics. He is the author of Causing Death and Saving Lives: The Moral Problems of Abortion, Infanticide, Suicide, Euthanasia, Capital Punishment, War, and OtherLife-or-Death Choices and Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century, among other books.

Innehållsförteckning

Introduction; 1. Disability and Genetic Choice; Disability and Human Flourishing; Eugenics?; 2. Parental Choice and What We Owe to Our Children; The Boundaries of Parental Choice; Two Dimensions of Ethics; What do We Owe to Our Children? A Decent Chance of a Good Life; What do We Owe to Our Children? Respect for Identity and Autonomy; 3. Human Values and Genetic Design; The Genetic Supermarket, Inequality, and Entrapment; Should We Defend a Central Core of Human Nature?; The Further Future