Issues in biomedical ethics are discussed from a variety of viewpoints.
ContentsEmbryonic stem cell research is unethical / Thomas A. Shannon
Embryonic stem cell research is ethical / Ronald A. Lindsay
The development of new stem cell lines is unethical / George W. Bush
The development of new stem cell lines is ethical / James Thomson, interviewed by Alan Boyle
Using alternative sources of stem cells resolves ethical issues / Domestic Policy Control
Using alternative sources of stem cells does not resolve ethical issues / Daniel McConchie
Ethical stem cell research requires federal funding and oversight / Jonathan Kimmelman, Francoise Baylis, and Kathleen Cranley Glass
Ethical stem cell research does not depend on federal funding or oversight / Ronald Bailey
Human cloning is unethical / Leon Kass
Therapeutic human cloning is ethical / Ian Wilmot and Rogert Highfield
There is no religious consensus on the ethics of human cloning / Bob Sullivan
The selection of offspring traits is unethical / Michael J. Sandel
The selection of offspring traits is inevitable / Gregory Stock
The regulated sale of organs for transplant is ethical / Mark Cherry
The sale of organs for transplant is unethical / Gilbert Meilaender
The current system of allocating organs is fair and ethical / United Network for Organ Sharing
The current system of allocating organs is unfair and unethical / David J. Undis
Novel ways to increase the organ supply should be considered / Sam Crowe and Eric Cohen
Novel ways to increase the organ supply are ethically unsound / University of Minnesota's Center for Bioethics
Animal-to-human organ transplantation is ethical / Cindy A. Smetanka and David K. C. Cooper
Animal-to-human organ transplantation is unethical / Laura Purdy
Fetal genetic testing is ethical / Robert J. Boyle and Julian Savulescu
Fetal genetic testing is unethical / Samuel D. Hensley
Genetic testing in the workplace can be ethical / Chris MacDonald and Bryn Williams-Jones
Genetic testing in the workplace is unethical / Rory O'Neill
Insurers should have access to genetic testing results / Neil A. Manson and Gregory Conko
Insurers should not have access to genetic testing results / National Council on Disability.
|Series||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Publisher|| Detroit :Greenhaven Press :2008
256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-250) and index.