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Author Maienschein, Jane.

Title Whose view of life? : embryos, cloning, and stem cells / Jane Maienschein.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  176 M281w 2003    ---  Available
Description xiii, 342 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-328) and index.
Summary Whose View of Life? brings the current debates into sharper focus by examining developments in stem cell research, cloning, and embryology in historical and philosophical context and by exploring the legal, social and ethical issues at the heart of what has become a political controversy.
Contents Introduction -- From the beginning -- Interpreting embryos, understanding life -- Genetics, embryology, and cloning frogs -- Recombinant DNA, IVF, and abortion politics -- From genetics to genomania -- Facts and fantasies of cloning -- Hopes and hypes for stem cells -- Conclusion.
Subject Human embryo -- Research -- Political aspects.
Stem cells -- Research -- Political aspects.
Human cloning -- Research -- Political aspects.
ISBN 0674011708

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