Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-8 of 8 items

  • Keywords: reproductive ethics x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

An Ordinary Chance of a Desirable Existence

Michael Parker

in Procreation and Parenthood: The Ethics of Bearing and Rearing Children

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590704
eISBN:
9780191595547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590704.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The decision to have a child is one of the most morally significant choices we make. Recent advances in reproductive medicine have increased the moral complexity of reproductive decision‐making ... More


Enhancement

Stephen Wilkinson

in Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273966
eISBN:
9780191706585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273966.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the view that there is something especially bad about creating ‘enhanced’ children. First, it analyses and clarifies different accounts of enhancement. Secondly, it identifies ... More


Making a Good Life: An Ethnography of Nature, Ethics, and Reproduction

Katharine Dow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167480
eISBN:
9781400881062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167480.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book takes a timely look at the ideas and values that inform how people think about reproduction and assisted reproductive technologies. In an era of heightened scrutiny about parenting and ... More


A Stable Environment

Katharine Dow

in Making a Good Life: An Ethnography of Nature, Ethics, and Reproduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167480
eISBN:
9781400881062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167480.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter concludes that the book has explored what the people of Spey Bay think about the ethics of reproduction and assisted reproductive technologies in order to elucidate what reproductive ... More


Money Talks

Katharine Dow

in Making a Good Life: An Ethnography of Nature, Ethics, and Reproduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167480
eISBN:
9781400881062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167480.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter extends the discussion of surrogacy by focusing on how the people of Spey Bay thought about paying for bodily services and substances and what they felt this said about them as members ... More


The Biological Foundations of Bioethics

Tim Lewens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198712657
eISBN:
9780191781001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712657.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

Much work in bioethics, and also work in mainstream ethics and in political philosophy, is committed to substantive positions regarding the interpretation of biology. Sometimes these commitments are ... More


Embryos without Ovaries

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This dialogue provides a fictional account of a lecture series featuring Francis Davenport, a stem cell scientist, and Laura Murphy, a Catholic-educated Ph.D. bioethicist who specializes in ... More


Human Nature: The Very Idea

Tim Lewens

in The Biological Foundations of Bioethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198712657
eISBN:
9780191781001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712657.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

The only biologically respectable notion of human nature is an extremely permissive one that names the reliable dispositions of the human species as a whole. This conception offers no ethical ... More


View: