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Bioethics and the New Embryology: Springboards for Debate

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We can choose the sex of our children in advance, and could potentially prevent disease with genetic enhancement. An ethical question then arises as to whether or not these things should be done. The goal of this book is to present enough science so that readers can both make an informed analysis of these issues.

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The chapters are not meant to provide definitive answers but, rather, to be springboards for discussion. The springboadds of topics follows the same sequence used in most developmental biology courses.

While the science has been simplified and explained at the level of an introductory biology deabte, it successfully conveys the essential information for useful discussions. When Does Life Begin? Should We Modify the Human Genome? Gilbert is the Howard A. Schneiderman Professor of Biology at Swarthmore College. He is the author of the textbook Developmental Biology, and he has edited ” Embryology: Constructing the Organism “, “A Conceptual History of Embryology”, and several special issues of journals.

Scott has his Ph. He has been the recipient of the Kowalevsky Prize in evolutionary developmental biology, the medal of Francois I from the College de France, and the first Viktor Hamburger Award for education in developmental biology.

He has published extensively on developmental genetics and on the history and ethical issues in embryology. Anna Tyler was graduated with a B. Emily Zackin was graduated from Swarthmore College with a B. She earned an M. With its broad-ranging coverage of embryo-related biotechnologies, Gilbert’s book makes an excellent text for high-school and springboarss biology students and for bioethics courses.

It also superbly meets the need for an accessible, accurate resource for the biotechnological knowledge needed for informed policymaking. A new book, by developmental biologist Scott F.

Gilbert and his students, Anna Tyler and Emily Zackin, introduces many of these ethical issues, and these issues are presented against the backdrop of sound, though simplified, science.


As such, ‘Bioethics and the New Embryology: Springboards for Debate’ is most bioeyhics, and should inform and indeed transform ethical and political discussions of developmental biology. I know of no other book that does the job better.

Bioethics and the New Embryology: Springboards for Debate by Scott F. Gilbert

But the most amazing sprlngboards is the price. Finally, here is a book that students will not resent buying, and can affordably be added as a supplemental textbook to any course.

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