Genethics: Moral Issues in the Creation of People
by David Heyd
Publisher: University of California Press 1994
Number of pages: 276
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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