Whose View of Life?
Embryos, Cloning, and Stem Cells
By (author) Jane Maienschein
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Whose View of Life? by Jane Maienschein
Book DescriptionSaving lives versus taking lives: These are the stark terms in which the public regards human embryo research - a battleground of extremes, a war between science and ethics. Such a simplistic dichotomy, encouraged by vociferous opponents of abortion and proponents of medical research, is precisely what Jane Maienschein seeks to counter with this book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674017665
(210mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 6-May-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jane Maienschein
Embryos Under the Microscope, Hardback (May 2014)
Jane Maienschein examines how understanding of embryos evolved from the speculations of natural philosophers to bioengineering, with its life-enhancing therapies. She shows that research on embryos has always seemed promising to some but frightening to others, and makes the case that public understanding must be informed by scientific findings.
Centennial History of the Carnegie Institution of Washington: Volume 5, the Department of Embryology, Paperback (January 2013)
The fifth in a series of five histories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, offering an exciting exploration of a century of scientific discovery.
Form and Function in Developmental Evolution, Paperback (December 2010)
Raises questions about the future shape of Evolutionary Developmental biology as it matures as a field.
From Embryology to Evo-Devo, Paperback (September 2009)» View all books by Jane Maienschein
Historians, philosophers, sociologists, and biologists explore the history of the idea that embryological development and evolution are linked.
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Author Biography - Jane Maienschein
Jane Maienschein is Regents' Professor of Biology and Society and Director of the Center for Biology and Society at Arizona State University.
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