Need Help on DNA and ethics
frist at ccu.umanitoba.ca
Mon Oct 17 10:09:17 EST 1994
> Carlos Hurtado (U16855 at UICVM.UIC.EDU) wrote:
> : I am are looking for articles or information on the ethical issues of new
> : DNA research that deals with the possible discovery of diseases,
> : traits, etc. I am looking specifically for information on the involvement
> : of DNA and Insurance policies, jobs, aleniation from society, and so on.
I had occasion to look at a recent edition of the Lutheran theological journal
DIALOG (Vol. 33 No.1, Winter 1994). This special edition is devoted to the
ethics of biotechnology and genome projects. Articles include:
Where Theologians and Geneticists Meet (James M. Gustafson)
Genetic Predestination? (R.David Cole)
Determinism, Freedom and Moral Failure (Philip Hefner
On the Gay Gene: Back to Original Sin Again (Ted F. Peters)
Geneetic Privacy: No Deal for the Poor (Karen Lebacqz)
Genetic Counseling and Pastoral Counseling (Ronald Cole-Turner)
Some of the articles are well-written and bring out a number of
interesting questions, although in some cases there's a lower
signal to noise ratio than you'd see in a scientific journal.
Nonetheless, it's worth reading.
Brian Fristensky |
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