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Reproduction, technology, and rights / ed. James M. Humber, Robert F. Almeder

Secondary Author Humber, James M.
Almeder, Robert F.
Country Estados Unidos. Publication Totowa, N.J. : Human Press, cop. 1996 Description IX, 157 p. ; 24 cm Series Biomedical ethics reviews , 0742-1796 ISBN 0-89603-326-0 CDU 17.023.33
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In Reproduction, Technology, and Rights, philosophers and ethicists debate the central moral issues and problems raised by today's revolution in reproductive technology. Leading issues discussed include the ethics of paternal obligations to children, the place of in vitro fertilization in the allocation of health care resources, and the ethical implications of such new technologies as blastomere separation and cloning. Also considered are how parents and society should respond to knowledge gained from prenatal testing and whether or not the right to abort should relieve men of the duty to support unwanted children.

Reproduction, Technology, and Rights illuminates the moral and ethical choices that our society faces because of advances in reproductive technology and helps to make those decisions better informed.

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