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Ethical Issues in Genetic Choices

  • Roger L. Shinn

Abstract

My intention is to think about some of the more ambitious genetic programs that have been seriously proposed. If you ask why I am crossing bridges and thinking about crossing them before we get to them, I have two reasons.

Keywords

Nobel Laureate Sickle Cell Trait Genetic Knowledge Ethical Choice Future Person 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger L. Shinn
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  1. 1.Union Theological SeminaryUSA

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