A Companion to Genethics
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Companion to Genethics by Justine Burley
Book Description"A Companion to Genethics" is the first substantial study of the multifaceted dimensions of the genetic revolution and its philosophical, ethical, social and political significance. This work: brings together the best and most influential writing about the ethics of genetics; includes 33 newly-commissioned essays, all written by prominent figures in the field; and, shows how there is scarcely a part of our lives left unaffected by the impact of the new genetics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405120289
(247mm x 172mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Justine Burley
Dworkin and His Critics, Paperback (August 2004)
Dworkin and His Critics provides an in--depth, analytical discussion of Ronald Dworkina s ethical, legal and political philosophical writings, and it includes substantial replies from Dworkin himself. * Includes substantial replies by Ronald Dworkin, a comprehensive bibliography of his work, and suggestions for further reading.
Companion to Genethics, Hardback (January 2002)
This is a study of the multi-faceted dimensions of the genetic revolution and its philosophical, ethical, social, and political significance. It brings together the best and most influential contemporary writing about genetics.
Genetic Revolution and Human Rights, Paperback (March 1999)» View all books by Justine Burley
This volume comprises the 1998 Oxford Amnesty Lectures. Topics discussed include: are eugenics practices morally defensible?; who should have access to genetic information about particular individuals?; and what dangers for cultural and racial diversity do developments in genetics pose?
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Author Biography - Justine Burley
Justine Burley is Adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore. Most recently, she was a Lecturer at the University of Oxford. She served as Fellow of the Institute of Medicine, Law and Bioethics (1995-1998) at Oxford and as Simon Fellow at the University of Manchester (1998-2002). She is editor of The Genetic Revolution and Human Rights (1999) and Dworkin and His Critics (Blackwell, 2004). John Harris is Sir David Alliance Professor of Bioethics at the University of Manchester where he is also Director of the Centre for Social Ethics and Policy and Academic Director of the Institute of Medicine, Law and Bioethics. He is the author of Violence and Responsibility (1980), The Value of Life (1985), Wonderwoman and Superman (1992), and Clones, Genes and Immortality (1998). He has also co-edited Experiments on Embryos (1990), Ethics and Biotechnology (1994), and The Future of Human Reproduction (1998).
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