The Ethics of Animal Re-creation and Modification

Reviving, Rewilding, Restoring

  • Markku Oksanen
  • Helena Siipi

Table of contents

About this book


Would it be cool to see woolly mammoth alive one day? Disappeared species have always fascinated the human mind. A new discussion of using genomic technologies to reverse extinction and to help in conservation has been sparked. This volume studies the question philosophically.


de-extinction resurrecting extinct animals resurrection science restoration ecology environmental ethics animals ethics animals biotechnology ethics knowledge metaphysics mind philosophy restoration understanding

Editors and affiliations

  • Markku Oksanen
    • 1
  • Helena Siipi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Behavioural Sciences and PhilosophyUniversity of TurkuFinland
  2. 2.University of TurkuFinland

Bibliographic information