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Stem cells, human embryos and ethics : interdisciplinary perspectives  Cover Image Book Book

Stem cells, human embryos and ethics : interdisciplinary perspectives / Lars Ãstnor, editor.

Ãstnor, Lars, 1939- (Added Author).


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  • ISBN: 9781402069888
  • ISBN: 140206988X
  • Physical Description: xvi, 255 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Springer, c2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The moral status of human embryos with special regard to stem cell research and therapy / Ãyvind Baune, Ole Johan Borge, Steinar Funderud, Dagfinn Føllesdal, Gunnar Heiene, and Lars Ãstnor -- Part I Biological and Medical Perspectives -- Stem cells: sources and clinical applications / Steinar Funderud -- Alternative means to obtain pluripotent stem cells / Ole Johan Borge -- Neurogenesis and potential use of stem cells from adult human brain / Havard Ãlstørn, Morten C. Moe. Mercy Varghese, and Iver A. Langmoen -- Can we use human embryonic stem cells to treat brain and spinal cord injury and disease? / Joel C. Glover -- Stem cells, embryos and ethics: is there a way forward? / William B. Hurlbut -- Part II Social and Political Perspectives -- An intercultural perspective on human embryonic stem cell research / LeRoy Walters -- Human embryo research: the European perspective / Egbert Schroten -- Stem cells, pluralism and moral empathy / Theo A. Boer -- Part III Philosophical Perspectives -- The potentiality argument and stem cell research / Dagfinn Føllesdal -- Can the distinction between the moral and the descriptive support a full moral standing of an embryo? / Ãyvind Baune -- The beginning of individual human life / Anthony Kenny -- Embryonic stem cell research - arguments of the ethical debate in Germany / Ludger Honnefelder -- The question of human cloning in the context of the stem cell debate / Otfried HoÌffe -- Part IV Theological Perspectives -- Stem cells from human embryos for research? The theological discussion within Christianity / Lars Ãstnor -- Theological arguments in the human stem cell debate: a critical evaluation / Gunnar Heiene -- Human embryos and embryonic stem cells - ethical aspects / Monika Bobbert.
Subject: Stem cells > Research > Moral and ethical aspects.
Human embryo > Research > Moral and ethical aspects.

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