Ethically Challenged

Ethically Challenged : Big Questions for Science

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What would happen if the reigns of progress slipped from our hands? Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake From stem cell technology and genetic screening to new reproductive possibilites-the unprecedented developments in science are among the most contentious issues of our times. In this second volume of The Alfred Deakin Debate, a leading surgeon, lawyer, ethicist, religious leader and two scientists pose crucial questions about the future we face. These incisive and wide-ranging essays explore the ethical decisions we must make and ask the question- what must we protect about our humanity for future generations? Contributors- Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Emeritus Professor Miles Little, Cardinal George Pell, Dr Margaret Somerville, Douglas Hilton and Sir Gustav Nossal.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 128 x 174 x 12mm | 140.62g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • The Miegunyah Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • 0522853218
  • 9780522853216
  • 1,733,767

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Baroness Helena Kennedy QC; Emeritus Professor Miles Little; Cardinal George Pell; Dr Margaret Somerville; Douglas Hilton and Sir Gustav Nossal.show more

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