Genetics And Christian Ethics Paperback
by Celia E. Deane-drummond;
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Genetics And Christian Ethics
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This book considers ethical issues arising out of specific practices in human genetics, including genetic screening, gene patenting, gene therapy, genetic counselling as well as feminist concerns. Genetics and Christian Ethics argues for a particular theo-ethical approach that derives from a modified version of virtue ethics, drawing particularly on a Thomistic understanding of the virtues, especially prudence or practical wisdom and justice. The book demonstrates that a theological voice is highly relevant to contested ethical debates about genetics.
• Applies Christian ethics to the latest debates in genetic science
• Argues for a particular theo-ethical approach to current issues in genetics
• Shows the strength of the classical tradition of virtue ethics by drawing on the work of Thomas Aquinas
Genetics And Christian Ethics by Celia E. Deane-drummond was published by Cambridge University Press in November 2005 and is our 51381st best seller. The ISBN for Genetics And Christian Ethics is 9780521536370.
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|Page last updated||21st January 2017|
|Author / Artist||Celia E. Deane-drummond|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press (November 2005)|
|Number of Pages||306|