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Genethics: Moral Issues in the Creation of People

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Genethics: Moral Issues in the Creation of People
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520089278
ISBN-13: 9780520089273
Number of pages: 276

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Unprecedented advances in medicine, genetic engineering, and demographic forecasting raise new questions that strain the categories and assumptions of traditional ethical theories. Heyd's approach resolves many paradoxes in intergenerational justice, while offering a major test case for the profound problems of the limits of ethics and the nature of value.

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