9780199273966 alkaline paper 0199273960 alkaline paper
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Issues in biomedical ethics.
To what extent should parents be allowed to use reproductive technologies to determine the characteristics of their future children? Is there something morally wrong with choosing what their sex will be, or with trying to 'screen out' as much disease and disability as possible before birth? This book offers answers to such questions.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -262) and index.
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Introduction: the ethics of selective reproduction Parental duties and virtues Selecting for disability and the welfare of the child Choosing one for the sake of another Treating children as commodities Eugenics and the expressivist argument Enhancement Sex selection.