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Genetic Harm

  1. Nils Holtug

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005897

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Holtug, N. 2006. Genetic Harm. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

Abstract

To assess various moral issues in genetics, it is necessary to develop an account of genetic harm. This account requires an analysis of how genes and genetic information can be harmful.

Keywords:

  • harm;
  • identity;
  • genetic information;
  • autonomy;
  • disability