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Human Identity and Bioethics

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ISBN-10: 052153268X

ISBN-13: 9780521532686

Edition: 2005

Authors: David DeGrazia

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David DeGrazia explores both numerical and narrative accounts of identity through the various perspectives of philosophical and nonphilosophical lenses, demonstrating the power of personal identity theory to highlight issues in bioethics.
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Book details

List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

David is a Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University. Hispublications include Taking Animals Seriously (Cambridge University Press, 1996)and Human Identity and Bioethics (Cambridge University Press, 2005). His research has been supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for theHumanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the National Institutesof Health.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Human Persons: Numerical Identity and Essence
Human Persons: Narrative Identity and Self-Creation
Identity, What We Are, and the Definition of Death
Advance Directives, Dementia, and the Someone Else Problem
Enhancement Technologies and Self-Creation
Prenatal Identity: Genetic Interventions, Reproductive Choices