Chimera's Children: Ethical, Philosophical and Religious Perspectives on Human-Nonhuman Experimentation

Chimera's Children: Ethical, Philosophical and Religious Perspectives on Human-Nonhuman Experimentation

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Overview

A comprehensive survey of the current context and ethical implications of human-nonhuman genetic combinations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441198860
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 08/30/2012
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

David Albert Jones is Director of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre, Oxford, and Visiting Professor of Bioethics at St Mary's University College, London, UK. His previous book, Soul of the Embryo (Continuum, 2004) was shortlisted for the Michael Ramsey prize.

Calum MacKellar is Director of Research with the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics, Edinburgh, UK and Visiting Professor of Bioethics at St Mary's University College, London, UK.

Table of Contents

Preface \ Part I: Background, Definitions and Current Legislation \ Introduction \ 1. Historical Background \ 2. National and International Legislation \ Part II: Developments in the Creation of Human-Nonhuman Combinations \ 3. Human-Nonhuman Transgenesis \ 4. Human-Nonhuman Gestation \ 5. Human-Nonhuman Hybrid Embryos \ 6. Human-Nonhuman Cytoplasmic Hybrids (Cybrids) \ 7. Human-Nonhuman Chimeras \ Part III: Cultural, Worldview and Ethical Perspectives \ 8. Cultural Perspectives \ 9. Worldview Perspectives \ 10. Ethical Perspectives \ 11. Ethical Analysis\ 12. Conclusions

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