Morality and the New Genetics A Guide for Students and Health Care Providers (Jones and Bartlett Series in Philosophy) by Bernard Gert

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  • Philosophy,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Medical genetics

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Number of Pages242
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ISBN 10086720513X
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Genetics Education and Training of Health Care Professionals, Public Health Providers, and Consumers: Draft Report of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and. Genes and Morality: New Essays adopts a critical attitude toward genetic research, on both a theoretical and a practical level.

It presents some of the most important problems in the ethics. Everyday, new advances are being made in the science of human genetics. Accompanying progress in this area, however, are new ethical dilemmas. At a think tank sponsored by the. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Dalai. These principles, when applied to the problems of the new genetic technologies, form the basis of a new genetic morality. This book applies established principles of biomedical ethics to the.

Morality, then, would be woven into the genetic structure by producing individuals who behave in a manner consistent with the morals of a society and end up with better survivability.

If this is. As developments in contemporary genetics continue, so books on the ethics of genetic research and its applications appear with increasing frequency.

The problem is that Author: Mary Seller. The genetic architecture of morality, like other complex behavioral phenotypes, is polygenic and characterized by hundreds if not thousands of genes.

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Morality is often considered to be the domain of philosophers, not biologists. But scientists have often wondered what role our genomes play in directing our moral compass. Population genetics by Knud Christensen. This note covers the following topics: quantitative versus qualitative genetics, Hardy-Weinberg law for gene frequency stability in large.

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