Humanhood by Joseph Fletcher
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By Joseph Fletcher


Essays in Biomedical Ethics

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Format: Hardback

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Humanhood by Joseph Fletcher

Book Description

Taking a critical look at some of the recent controls over human life, health, and death, Fletcher draws a vivid picture of contemporary biological needs and ethical responsibility. Genetic engineering, foetal research, abortion, suicide, human experimentation, infanticide, and euthanasia are some of the issues explored in it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780879751128
ISBN-10: 0879751126
Format: Hardback
(230mm x 155mm x 21mm)
Pages: 204
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1979
Country of Publication: United States

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Ethics of Genetic Control by Joseph Fletcher Ethics of Genetic Control, Paperback (March 1988)

Explains why some ethical values need to catch up with the science of human reproduction and why various reproductive methods can be more 'natural' and humane than those they replace.

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