Life, Liberty and the Defense of Dignity The Challenge for Bioethics

ISBN-10: 1594030472

ISBN-13: 9781594030475

Edition: 2004

Authors: Leon R. Kass

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We are walking too quickly down the road to physical and psychological utopia without pausing to assess the potential damage to our humanity from this brave new biology.
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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Encounter Books
Publication date: 1/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 297
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034

Leon R. Kass is Addie Clark Harding Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the College at the University of Chicago.

Nature and Purposes of Technology and Ethics
The Problem of Technology and Liberal Democracy
Practicing Ethics: Where's the Action?
Ethical Challenges from Biotechnology
Life and Lineage: Genetics and the Beginning of Life
The Meaning of Life--in the Laboratory
The Age of Genetic Technology Arrives
Cloning and the Posthuman Future
Body and Soul: Parts and Whole in the Midst of Life
Organs for Sale? Propriety, Property and the Price of Progress
Death and Immortality: Staying Human at the End of Life
Is There a Right to Die?
Death with Dignity and the Sanctity of Life
L'Chaim and Its Limits: Why Not Immortality?
Nature and Purposes of Biology
The Permanent Limitations of Biology
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