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Transplant Imaginary: "Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Lesley A. Sharp

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277960
eISBN:
9780520957152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277960.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The extraordinarily surgically successful realm of organ transplantation is plagued worldwide by the scarcity of donated human parts, a quandary that generates ongoing debates over the marketing of ... More


Casuistry and the Moral Continuum: Evaluating Animal Biotechnology

Autumn Fiester

in The Ethics of Animal Research: Exploring the Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017060
eISBN:
9780262301602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017060.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter presents a discussion on bioethical casuistry, demonstrating it in practice with two cases of animal biotechnology. It recommends the use of bioethical casuistry as the most useful ... More


Risks and Rights in Xenotransplantation

Mariachiara Tallacchini

in Reframing Rights: Bioconstitutionalism in the Genetic Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015950
eISBN:
9780262298667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015950.003.0093
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter describes four national models for coming to terms with the risks and promises of xenotransplantation (XT)—in the United States, the European Union, Canada, and Australia. Each ... More


Introduction: Moral Neutrality in Experimental Science

Lesley A. Sharp

in Transplant Imaginary: "Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277960
eISBN:
9780520957152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277960.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In the introduction, “Moral Neutrality and the Scientific Imaginary,” I map out the history of this project and make particular claims about the value of ethnographic investigation as a means to ... More


The Reconfigured Body of the Transplant Imaginary

Lesley A. Sharp

in Transplant Imaginary: "Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277960
eISBN:
9780520957152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277960.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 1, “The Reconfigured Body of the Transplant Imaginary,” interrogates the premise that experimental work necessitates tampering with the body’s integrity, involving animal and, subsequently, ... More


Hybrid Bodies and Animal Science: The Promises of Interspecies Proximity

Lesley A. Sharp

in Transplant Imaginary: "Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277960
eISBN:
9780520957152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277960.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In chapter 2, “Hybrid Bodies and Animal Science: The Promises of Interspecies Proximity,” I explore the first of two ethnographic domains central to this project. Although efforts within xeno science ... More


Temporality and Social Desire in Anticipatory Science

Lesley A. Sharp

in Transplant Imaginary: "Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277960
eISBN:
9780520957152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277960.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 4, “Temporality and Social Desire in Anticipatory Science,” addresses the significance of temporal thinking in experimental domains. Inspired by Jane Guyer, who offers provocative ways to ... More


Conclusion: The Moral Parameters of Virtuous Science

Lesley A. Sharp

in Transplant Imaginary: "Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277960
eISBN:
9780520957152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277960.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In the book’s conclusion, “The Moral Parameters of Virtuous Science,” I circle back to these earlier discussions, revisiting questions of desire and longing as a means to address the inseparable ... More


Next Year’s Models

John Parrington

in Redesigning Life: How genome editing will transform the world

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198766834
eISBN:
9780191918957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766834.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Animal ‘models’ of health and disease have been central to biomedical science since at least when William Harvey used dogs to illustrate the fact that blood is pumped by the heart through the ... More


Exposing the Limits of the Law?: Biotechnological Challenges to Global Health

Sara Fovargue

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Xenotransplantation involves ‘the transplantation of living cells, tissues, or organs of animal origin or of human material that has had ex vivo contact with these living, xenogeneic materials’. The ... More


Medical Technologies and EU Law: The Evolution of Regulatory Approaches and Governance

Mariachiara Tallacchini

in New Technologies and EU Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198807216
eISBN:
9780191844935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198807216.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The regulatory evolution of medical technologies in the EU offers a unique perspective with regard to highlighting significant elements of both European science policy and the development of European ... More


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