Life, Liberty and the Defense of...

Thoughful, often profound writting about the limits of science and the limits of life, about what makes us human and gives us human dignity.

ContentsIntroduction Nature and Purposes of Technology and Ethics Chapter 1: The Problem of Technology and Liberal Democracy Chapter 2: Practicing Ethics: Where’s the Action? Ethical Challenges from Biotechnology Life and Lineage: Genetics and the Beginning of Life Chapter 3: The Meaning of Life— in the Laboratory Chapter 4: The Age of Genetic Technology Arrives Chapter 5: Cloning and the Posthuman Future Body and Soul: Parts and Whole in the Midst of Life Chapter 6: Organs for Sale? Propriety, Property and the Price of Progress Death and Immortality: Staying Human at the End of Life Chapter 7: Is There a Right to Die? Chapter 8: Death with Dignity and the Sanctity of Life Chapter 9: L’Chaim and Its Limits: Why Not Immortality? Nature and Purposes of Biology Chapter 10: The Permanent Limitations of Biology Acknowledgments Notes   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C

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


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Front MatterFront CoverTitle PageCopyright PageContentsIntroductionFacing a Posthuman FutureThe Need for a Richer BioethicsThe Strengths and Limits of Liberal PrinciplesThe Search for Human DignityAn Overview of the ArgumentNature and Purposes of Technology and EthicsEthical Challenges from BiotechnologyLife and Lineage: Genetics and the Beginning of LifeBody and Soul: Parts and Whole in the Midst of LifeDeath and Immortality: Staying Human at the End of LifeNature and Purposes of BiologyAcknowledgmentsNotes
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