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The Vatican, the Law and the Human Embryo

  • Michael J. Coughlan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  9. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

An exploration of the basis on which the Vatican presumes to proclaim universally binding prescriptions, paying particular attention to those concerning the value of human life. Against this background, the book assesses the demand that an embryo should be treated as a person.

Keywords

Embryo human rights morality religion

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael J. Coughlan
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  1. 1.Saint David’s University CollegeLampeterUK

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