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The Prenatal Person - Ethics from Conception to Birth

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The Prenatal Person - Ethics from Conception to Birth by Norman M Ford
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A host of ethical questions has arisen recently in response to the development of new reproductive technologies. This text helps students of theology, philosophy, and health studies, as well as lay readers, to find answers to these questions.In order to facilitate an informed discussion of the many delicate ethical issues, the book first provides readers with relevant medical and scientific information. It explains in a clear and simple way, for example, what is involved in human embryo and embryonic cell stem research, infertility and its treatments, and prenatal screening and diagnosis. It also explains how the metaphysical framework, in which both Christian and secular philosophers think, relates to the scientific facts and affects the ways in which they solve ethical problems. Throughout, the author takes a balanced approach, acknowledging his loyalty to Catholicism, yet freely exploring new options indicated by advancing biological science.

Author Biography

Norman Ford is a catholic priest, philosopher and theologian at the ecumenical Melbourne College of Divinity. This is a college of the University of Melboume to which the most senior theologians in Australia are elected for their 'outstanding contribution to theological education'. He is also the Director of the Caroline Chisholm Centre for Health Ethics. He has published numerous articles on bioethics and human reproduction and a book Conception of the Human Individual in History, Philosophy and Science (1991) which was translated into a number of foreign languages. Although he is a catholic, Norman Ford is recognised for his ecumenical approach and for his in-depth knowledge of the science of bioethics and reproductive technologies.
Release date NZ
August 12th, 2002
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
4
Imprint
Blackwell Publishers
Pages
272
Dimensions
154x228x19
ISBN-13
9780631234920
Product ID
3077422

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