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The Resource Harming future persons : ethics, genetics and the nonidentity problem, Melinda A. Roberts, David T. Wasserman, editors, (electronic book)

Harming future persons : ethics, genetics and the nonidentity problem, Melinda A. Roberts, David T. Wasserman, editors, (electronic book)

Label
Harming future persons : ethics, genetics and the nonidentity problem
Title
Harming future persons
Title remainder
ethics, genetics and the nonidentity problem
Statement of responsibility
Melinda A. Roberts, David T. Wasserman, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of essays that investigates the obligations we have in respect of future persons, from our own future offspring to distant future generations. It offers different understandings of the nonidentity problem and evaluates an array of proposed solutions to it. It is suitable for philosophers, legal scholars, bioethicists and students
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
170
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1469
LC item number
.H37 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1954-
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  • Roberts, Melinda A.
  • Wasserman, David T
Series statement
International library of ethics, law and the new medicine
Series volume
v. 35
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  • Ethics
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy
Label
Harming future persons : ethics, genetics and the nonidentity problem, Melinda A. Roberts, David T. Wasserman, editors, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Do future persons presently have alternate possible identities?
  • Clark Wolf
  • Rule consequentialism and non-identity
  • Tim Mulgan
  • Harming as causing harm
  • Elizabeth Harman
  • Wrongful life and procreative decisions
  • Bonnie Steinbock
  • Harming and procreating
  • Matthew Hanser
  • The intractability of the nonidentity problem
  • The nonidentity problem and the two envelope problem: when is one act better for a person than another?
  • Melinda A. Roberts
  • Reproduction, partiality, and the non-identity problem
  • Hallvard Lillehammer
  • Two varieties of "better-for" judgements
  • Peter Herissone-Kelly
  • Harms to future people and procreative intentions
  • David T. Wasserman
  • Can the person affecting restriction solve the problems in population ethics?
  • Gustaf Arrhenius
  • David Heyd
  • Implications of the nonidentity problem for state regulation of reproductive liberty
  • Phillip G. Peters
  • Reparations for U.S. slavery and justice over time
  • Seana Valentine Shiffrin
  • Rights and the asymmetry between creating good and bad lives
  • Ingmar Persson
  • Asymmetries in the morality of causing people to exist
  • Jeff McMahan
  • Who cares about identity
  • Nils Holtug
Control code
SPR458558617
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxviii, 348 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402056970
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Harming future persons : ethics, genetics and the nonidentity problem, Melinda A. Roberts, David T. Wasserman, editors, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Do future persons presently have alternate possible identities?
  • Clark Wolf
  • Rule consequentialism and non-identity
  • Tim Mulgan
  • Harming as causing harm
  • Elizabeth Harman
  • Wrongful life and procreative decisions
  • Bonnie Steinbock
  • Harming and procreating
  • Matthew Hanser
  • The intractability of the nonidentity problem
  • The nonidentity problem and the two envelope problem: when is one act better for a person than another?
  • Melinda A. Roberts
  • Reproduction, partiality, and the non-identity problem
  • Hallvard Lillehammer
  • Two varieties of "better-for" judgements
  • Peter Herissone-Kelly
  • Harms to future people and procreative intentions
  • David T. Wasserman
  • Can the person affecting restriction solve the problems in population ethics?
  • Gustaf Arrhenius
  • David Heyd
  • Implications of the nonidentity problem for state regulation of reproductive liberty
  • Phillip G. Peters
  • Reparations for U.S. slavery and justice over time
  • Seana Valentine Shiffrin
  • Rights and the asymmetry between creating good and bad lives
  • Ingmar Persson
  • Asymmetries in the morality of causing people to exist
  • Jeff McMahan
  • Who cares about identity
  • Nils Holtug
Control code
SPR458558617
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxviii, 348 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402056970
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote

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