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Experiments on embryos

Experiments on embryos

Dyson, Anthony Oakley; Harris, John, 1945-

Covering scientific, legal, ethical, historical, theological and public policy aspects of human embryo research, the cases for and against are put strongly and clearly. Scientific evidence is cogently presented by leading embryologists

Book, Reproduction. English.
Published London: Routledge, 1990
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Anthony Dyson and John Harris
ISBN: 0415007488, 9780415007481
Physical Description: viii, 152 p. ; 22 cm.
Series: Social ethics and policy series


  1. Preface Acknowledgements Notes on contributors Introduction 1. Contemporary and future possibilities for human embryonic manipulation Mark W. Ferguson2. Historical perspectives on human embryo research Edward Yoxen3. Ethics and embryology: the case for experimentation Robert Edwards4. The case against experimentation John Marshall5. Embryos and hedgehogs: on the moral status of the embryo John Harris6. At Heaven's command?: the Churches, theology, and experiments on embryos Anthony Dyson7. An irresolvable dispute? Keith Ward8. Experimentation: some legal aspects Douglas J. Cusine9. The challenge for Parliament: a critique of the White Paper on Human Fertilization and Embryology Margaret Brazier