Book Volume 85 2005

The Edge of Life

Human Dignity and Contemporary Bioethics

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3155-7 (Print) 978-1-4020-3156-4 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vii

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    Pages 1-3

    Introduction

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    Pages 5-39

    When Does a Human Being Become a Person?

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    Pages 41-66

    All Human Beings are Persons

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    Pages 67-81

    How is the Dignity of the Person as Agent Recognized?

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    Pages 83-96

    An Ethical Assessment of Bush’s Guidelines for Stem Cell Research

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    Pages 97-103

    Moral Absolutism and Ectopic Pregnancy

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    Pages 105-121

    Could Artificial Wombs End the Abortion Debate?

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    Pages 123-131

    Solomon’s Dilemma

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    Pages 133-149

    Capital Punishment and the Catholic Tradition

  11. Back Matter

    Pages 151-155