Brutes or angels : human possibility in the age of biotechnology /
James T. Bradley.
imprint
Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2013], c2013
description
xviii, 338 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN
0817317880 (trade cloth : alk. paper), 0817386580 (ebook), 9780817317881 (trade cloth : alk. paper), 9780817386580 (ebook)
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imprint
Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2013], c2013
isbn
0817317880 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
0817386580 (ebook)
9780817317881 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
9780817386580 (ebook)
contents note
Cells and molecules: the unity of life -- Stem cells : embryos, therapeutic cloning, and personhood -- Embryo selection : preimplantation genetic diagnosis -- The human genome project : spin-offs and fallout -- Human diversity, genes, and medicine : richness and dangers -- Genetic enhancement : humankind healing and redesigning itself -- Human reproductive cloning : sameness, uniqueness, and personal identity -- Age retardation : chasing immortality for better or worse -- The mind : neuroenhancement and neuroethics -- Synthetic biology : from cocreator to creator.
catalogue key
8909249
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-329) and index.

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