- Title Pages
- Editors’ Preface
- Notes on Contributors
- Table of Cases
- Table of Statutes, Conventions, ETC
- The NHS in Private Hands? Regulating Private Providers of NHS Services
- Health Care Information Technology and Provider Accountability: A Symbiotic Relationship
- The Manipulation of Medical Practice
- Clinical Guidelines, Negligence and Medical Practice
- Threatening Behaviour? The Challenge Posed by Medical Negligence Claims
- Information, Decisions, and the Limits of Informed Consent
- Patient Autonomy—A Turn in the Tide?
- Legal Limits: When does Autonomy in Health Care Prevail?
- Law, Society, and the New Genetics
- <b>The Ethics of Human Cloning</b>
- Written in Code: Diversity and the New Genetics
- Gene Therapy—Cure or Challenge?
- Protecting the Unborn Child from its Drug or Alcohol Abusing Mother
- Status of the Embryo in the Light of Islamic Jurisprudence
- Can We Leave the Best Interests of Very Sick Children to their Parents?
- The Caesarean Section Cases and the Supremacy of Autonomy
- Policing Pregnancy: Rights and Wrongs
- The Gifts of Life-Donating Gametes and the Consequences
- Consent and Intent: The Legal Differences in Assisted Reproductive Treatments
- Symbolic Harm and Reproductive Practices
- Viagra is Coming! the Rhetoric of Choice and Need
- The Politics of Paternity: Foetal Risks and Reproductive Harm
- Research on Human Subjects, Exploitation, and Global Principles of Ethics
- Government Priorities for Biomedical Research: What Does Justice Require?
- Health Research with Children: the New Zealand Experience
- Medical Data, New Information Technologies, and the Need for Normative Principles Other than Privacy Rules
- Pre-Employment Health Screening
- Human Organ Transplant Ordinance: Facilitating Adult Live Donor Transplants?
- Thrift-Euthanasia, in Theory and in Practice: A Critique of Non-Heart-Beating Organ Harvesting
- The Comatose Pregnant Woman: Abortion and the Substituted-Judgement Approach
- The Mental Health Act: Taking Stock of the Current Position and Thinking about the Future
- Mind and Body: Medicine and Law
The Ethics of Human Cloning
The Ethics of Human Cloning
- (p.177) The Ethics of Human Cloning
- Law and Medicine
- Oxford University Press
Recent events in Britain and the United States have shown that human cloning, as well as cloning animals, raises important ethical questions. Human cloning requires us to think about the nature of a human embryo, the moral status of the human embryo, what is required by respect for human embryos, and whether the distinction between ‘spare’ embryos (that is, those left over from in vitro fertilization or IVF) and embryos deliberately created for research purposes has moral significance. This chapter discusses embryonic stem cell research, the moral status of the embryo, and morally permissible sources of stem cells.
Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.
If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.