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Genetic Engineering: Deconstructing Grown versus Made

Kelly Oliver

in Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251087
eISBN:
9780823253036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251087.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

I use the deconstruction of the nature-culture dichotomy, with its attendant opposition between grown and made, to challenge debates in bioethics over cloning. Indeed, deconstructing the central ... More


1963: Herman Kahn and Projection

Liam Gillick

in Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780231170208
eISBN:
9780231540964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170208.003.0008
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The rise of specific production in the face of new political unions. Clones and transplantation. New strategies of the body in time. The use of new technologies to describe the artist’s presence. The ... More


Cloning Animals, Cells, and Genes: Where Did Cloning Come From, and Where Is It Going To Right Now?

Scott Gilbert

in Fear, Wonder, and Science in the New Age of Reproductive Biotechnology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170949
eISBN:
9780231544580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170949.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Every technology has its history, and this chapter looks at the technologies of animal cloning and how they changed when it became apparent that one could perform some of the medical task of cloning ... More


Cloning, Knowledge, and the Politics of Consensus

J. Benjamin Hurlbut

in Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179546
eISBN:
9780231542913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179546.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Chapter 4 explores the period from the mid 1990s until the end of the Clinton administration in 2001 during which two scientific developments, mammalian cloning and the successful culturing of human ... More


Confusing Deliberation

J. Benjamin Hurlbut

in Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179546
eISBN:
9780231542913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179546.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Chapter 5 examines the politics surrounding George W. Bush’s embryonic stem cell policy, and in particular debates over what terms should be used in public debate about human cloning. It examines the ... More


A Debate Deconstructed

Scott Cutler Shershow

in Deconstructing Dignity: A Critique of the Right-to-Die Debate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226088129
eISBN:
9780226088266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226088266.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter restates in a different way the relation of unconditional principle and rational calculation that the book has shown to be always central in debates about a right to die. As a ... More


Empathy and Capitalism

Anne Whitehead

in Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: An Intervention in Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748686186
eISBN:
9781474438728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686186.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter takes up the question of empathy’s intersection with medicine in the era of biocapitalism. The first section, ‘Emotional capital’, considers the concept of emotional capitalism; a ... More


California Cloning in French Algeria: Rooting Pieds Noirs and Uprooting Fellahs in the Orange Groves of the Mitidja

Tiago Saraiva

in How Knowledge Moves: Writing the Transnational History of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226605852
eISBN:
9780226606040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226606040.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter deals with the social and political dimensions of citrus production in Algeria under French rule illuminating the role of cloning practices that originated in California in the making of ... More


Posthumanism in The House of the Scorpion and The Lord of Opium

Donna R. White

in Posthumanism in Young Adult Fiction: Finding Humanity in a Posthuman World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816696
eISBN:
9781496816733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816696.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In her The House of the Scorpion and The Lord of Opium, Nancy Farmer narrates the story of Matt, a clone created to extend the life of El Patrón, ruler of the autonomous country of Opium between the ... More


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