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Title The human embryonic stem cell debate : science, ethics, and public policy / edited by Suzanne Holland, Karen Lebacqz, and Laurie Zoloth.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2001]


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 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  174.2 H88    Check Shelf
Description xxvii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Basic bioethics
Basic bioethics.
Note "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-249) and index.
Contents I. Science and background of human embryonic stem cells -- Human embryonic stem cells: a primer on the technology and its medical applications / Thomas B. Okarma -- Human embryonic stem cells / James A. Thomson -- The stem cell debate in historical context / John C. Fletcher -- II Raising the ethical issues -- On the ethics and politics of embryonic stem cell research / Erik Parens -- Human embryonic stem cell research: comments on the NBAC report / Francoise Baylis -- NBAC's arguments on embryo research: strengths and weaknesses / John C. Fletcher -- Beyond the embryo: a feminist appraisal of the embryonic stem cell debate / Suzanne Holland -- III. Angles of vision -- Stem cell research - A Jewish perspective / Elliot N. Dorff -- Ethics of the eighth day: jewish bioethics and research on human embryonic stem cells / Laurie Zoloth -- Roman catholic views on research involving human embryonic stem cells / Margaret A. Farley -- Human embryonic stem cells: possible approaches from a catholic perspective / Michael M. Mendiola -- Embryonic stem cells and the theology of dignity / Ted Peters -- Some protestant reflections / Gilbert Meilaender -- On the elusive nature of respect / Karen Lebacqz -- Ethical issues: A secular perspective / Ernle W.D. Young -- IV Public discourse, oversight, and the role of research in society -- From the micro to the macro / Thomas A. Shannon -- "Expert Bioethics" as professional discourse: the case of stem cells / Paul Root Wolpe, Glenn McGee -- Stem cells: shaping the future in public policy / Margaret R. McLean -- Leaps and boundaries: expanding oversight of human stem cell research / Cynthia B. Cohen -- Jordan's banks: a view from the first years of human embryonic stem cell research / Laurie Zoloth.
Subject Fetus -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Stem cells -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Embryonic Structures -- United States.
Stem Cells -- United States.
Bioethics -- United States.
Public Policy -- United States.
Research -- United States.
Added Author Holland, Suzanne.
Lebacqz, Karen, 1945-
Zoloth, Laurie.
ISBN 0262082993 hardcover
0262582082 paperback
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