This is not another text in bioethics or medical ethics. Neither is it a text in environmental ethics. This work focuses on biotechnology broadly conceived to include the development of genetically engineered plants and animals, genetically altered animal organs for human transplant, genetic testing and therapy for human beings and, finally, animal and human cloning.
Richard Sherlock is professor of philosophy at Utah State University. John Morrey is research associate professor in the Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences at Utah State University. Professors Sherlock and Morrey teach an undergraduate course on ethical issues in biotechnology.