Cloning, Selection and Values

Cloning, Selection and Values

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Häyry, Matti
Cloning, Selection and Values. Essays on Bioethical Intuitions
Philosophical Society of Finland
Acta Philosophica Fennica 81
Helsinki 2007, 197 pp.


Bioethics deals with scientific and medical practices that make people uneasy. Philosophical bioethics studies the conceptual dimensions of these questions. In this collection of essays, the author studies the views and notions that form the basis of emotional, social, and legal responses to cloning, genetic selection, and other topical advances in biomedical sciences and health care provision. Particular attention is given to the idea of autonomy, dignity, precaution, and solidarity.

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ISBN 978-951-9264-62-2
ISSN 0355-1792