Stem Cell Research: New Frontiers In Science And Ethics by Nancy E. SnowStem Cell Research: New Frontiers In Science And Ethics by Nancy E. Snow

Stem Cell Research: New Frontiers In Science And Ethics

byNancy E. Snow

Paperback | August 31, 2005

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“This is an excellent collection. It is a very thoughtful blend of science, ethics, and public policy. People reading this book will receive an outstanding introduction and analysis of the critical issues surrounding the embryonic stem cell debate.” —Thomas A. Shannon, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
This timely volume brings together essays by an internationally distinguished and diverse group of scholars. Contributors thoughtfully explore the ethical, public policy, and scientific implications of embryonic and adult stem cell research. Part one of the book offers a variety of scientific and public policy perspectives, including essays on stem cell plasticity and using umbilical cord blood as an alternative source of pluripotent stem cells. Part two vigorously examines the ethics of stem cell research and considers issues of social justice, morality, and public policy. Scientific alternatives, a natural law perspective regarding federal funding, and a discussion of the possible moral complicity of Catholic researchers are among the distinctive contributions made to the stem cell research debate by this collection. The objective and balanced discussions contained in this volume serve as an accessible introduction to the bioethical questions, issues, and problems surrounding stem cell research.
Nancy E. Snow is associate professor of philosophy and Director of Core Curriculum at Marquette University.
Title:Stem Cell Research: New Frontiers In Science And EthicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:August 31, 2005Publisher:University of Notre Dame PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0268017786

ISBN - 13:9780268017781

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“This collection is an important resource for any bioethics course.”