Ford, N. (2002). The prenatal person: Ethics from conception to birth. Australia: Blackwell Publishers Inc. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470693735
This text addresses the host of ethical questions that has arisen recently in response to the development of new reproductive technologies.
- Addresses the ethical questions which have arisen in response to new reproductive technologies.
- Helps students of theology, philosophy and health studies, as well as lay readers tackle these issues.
- Provides readers with relevant medical and scientific facts.
- Explains how different metaphysical frameworks affect the ways in which people solve these ethical problems.
- Topics covered include human embryo and embryonic cell stem research, infertility and its treatments, and prenatal screening and diagnosis.
- The author takes a balanced approach, acknowledging his loyalty to Catholicism, yet exploring freely the new options provided by advancing biological science.
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