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The Resource The morality of embryo use, Louis M. Guenin

The morality of embryo use, Louis M. Guenin

Label
The morality of embryo use
Title
The morality of embryo use
Statement of responsibility
Louis M. Guenin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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1950-
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Guenin, Louis M.
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1469
LC item number
.G84 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Life and death, Power over
  • Fetus
  • Human embryo
Label
The morality of embryo use, Louis M. Guenin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-268) and index
Contents
Preface -- 1. Preliminaries -- 1.1. Embryo use -- 1.2. The biological context -- 1.3. Affected beings and utilitarianism -- 1.4. A computational Waterloo -- 2. Epidosembryos -- 2.1. The universe of concern -- 2.2. The set of eligible subjects -- 2.3. The argument from nonenablement -- (a) Developmental potential and discretionary action -- (b) Permissibility of declining intrauterine transfer -- (c) Collective redistribution indefensible -- (d) No possible person corresponds to an epidosembryo -- (e) Epidosembryo personhood untenable -- (f) Fulfilling the collective duty of beneficence -- 2.4. Other defenses of embryo use distinguished -- 2.5. Two subsets, one justification -- 2.6. Replies to objections relating to potential -- 2.7. In service of humanitarian ends -- 3. Individuation -- 3.1. The ontological challenge -- 3.2. Identity -- 3.3. Understanding individuation -- 3.4. Arguments against early embryonic individuality -- (a) Demanding indivisibility -- (b) Embryo splitting and personal identity -- (c) Totipotency of blastomere components -- 3.5. Divisibility and personhood -- 3.6. Individuality further considered -- (a) Individuality within alternative ontologies -- (b) Categories and kinds of creatures -- (c) The embryo as organism -- (d) Other resources -- 3.7. Where matters remain -- 4. Respect for specific life -- 4.1. The species problem -- 4.2. Species as universals -- 4.3. Species as structures -- 4.4. Properties -- (a) Kripke's causal theory of reference -- (b) Putnam's theory of reference -- (c) Homeostatic property cluster natural kinds -- (d) Essentialism for species-corresponding kinds -- 4.5. Taxa -- 4.6. Bearers of morally crucial properties -- 4.7. Species partiality -- 4.8. Inferences within theistic ethics -- 5. Consensus -- 5.1. Public reason -- 5.2. Kantian morality -- 5.3. The Catholic magisterium -- (a) Two doctrines -- (b) The first nineteen centuries -- (c) Assertion of immediate animation -- (d) Prescinding from the timing of animation -- 5.4. Arguments concerning personhood -- (a) From genome to person -- (b) Lack of a nonarbitrary beginning -- (c) Possibility of a soul -- 5.5. Support for epidosembryo use -- (a) The social duties -- (b) Inferring divine will -- (c) Charity and assisted reproduction -- (d) Escape from a dilemma -- (e) Protecting a related stance -- 5.6. Recognizing common ground -- 6. Clones -- 6.1. Nonreprocloning -- 6.2. The teleological objection -- 6.3. Reprocloning -- (a) Hazards -- (b) Nonsafety objections -- (c) Considering probable incidence -- (d) Assessing the objections -- (e) Prohibition and privacy -- 6.4. Strategic prohibition of nonreprocloning -- 7. Analyzing alternatives -- 7.1. Putative noncomplicity -- 7.2. Studying the developed human -- 7.3. Procuring pluripotent cells -- 7.4. Parthenotes -- 8. Shaping norms -- 8.1. Gifts and consents -- 8.2. Public support -- 8.3. Oocyte contributions -- 8.4. Ectogenesis -- 8.5. Hybrids and chimeras -- 8.6. Pleonexia and patents -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
191891594
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 273 p.
Isbn
9780521694278
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008013429
Other control number
40015868129
System control number
(OCoLC)191891594
Label
The morality of embryo use, Louis M. Guenin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-268) and index
Contents
Preface -- 1. Preliminaries -- 1.1. Embryo use -- 1.2. The biological context -- 1.3. Affected beings and utilitarianism -- 1.4. A computational Waterloo -- 2. Epidosembryos -- 2.1. The universe of concern -- 2.2. The set of eligible subjects -- 2.3. The argument from nonenablement -- (a) Developmental potential and discretionary action -- (b) Permissibility of declining intrauterine transfer -- (c) Collective redistribution indefensible -- (d) No possible person corresponds to an epidosembryo -- (e) Epidosembryo personhood untenable -- (f) Fulfilling the collective duty of beneficence -- 2.4. Other defenses of embryo use distinguished -- 2.5. Two subsets, one justification -- 2.6. Replies to objections relating to potential -- 2.7. In service of humanitarian ends -- 3. Individuation -- 3.1. The ontological challenge -- 3.2. Identity -- 3.3. Understanding individuation -- 3.4. Arguments against early embryonic individuality -- (a) Demanding indivisibility -- (b) Embryo splitting and personal identity -- (c) Totipotency of blastomere components -- 3.5. Divisibility and personhood -- 3.6. Individuality further considered -- (a) Individuality within alternative ontologies -- (b) Categories and kinds of creatures -- (c) The embryo as organism -- (d) Other resources -- 3.7. Where matters remain -- 4. Respect for specific life -- 4.1. The species problem -- 4.2. Species as universals -- 4.3. Species as structures -- 4.4. Properties -- (a) Kripke's causal theory of reference -- (b) Putnam's theory of reference -- (c) Homeostatic property cluster natural kinds -- (d) Essentialism for species-corresponding kinds -- 4.5. Taxa -- 4.6. Bearers of morally crucial properties -- 4.7. Species partiality -- 4.8. Inferences within theistic ethics -- 5. Consensus -- 5.1. Public reason -- 5.2. Kantian morality -- 5.3. The Catholic magisterium -- (a) Two doctrines -- (b) The first nineteen centuries -- (c) Assertion of immediate animation -- (d) Prescinding from the timing of animation -- 5.4. Arguments concerning personhood -- (a) From genome to person -- (b) Lack of a nonarbitrary beginning -- (c) Possibility of a soul -- 5.5. Support for epidosembryo use -- (a) The social duties -- (b) Inferring divine will -- (c) Charity and assisted reproduction -- (d) Escape from a dilemma -- (e) Protecting a related stance -- 5.6. Recognizing common ground -- 6. Clones -- 6.1. Nonreprocloning -- 6.2. The teleological objection -- 6.3. Reprocloning -- (a) Hazards -- (b) Nonsafety objections -- (c) Considering probable incidence -- (d) Assessing the objections -- (e) Prohibition and privacy -- 6.4. Strategic prohibition of nonreprocloning -- 7. Analyzing alternatives -- 7.1. Putative noncomplicity -- 7.2. Studying the developed human -- 7.3. Procuring pluripotent cells -- 7.4. Parthenotes -- 8. Shaping norms -- 8.1. Gifts and consents -- 8.2. Public support -- 8.3. Oocyte contributions -- 8.4. Ectogenesis -- 8.5. Hybrids and chimeras -- 8.6. Pleonexia and patents -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
191891594
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 273 p.
Isbn
9780521694278
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008013429
Other control number
40015868129
System control number
(OCoLC)191891594

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