Chapter 10. Mapping the Human Genome and the Meaning of “Monster Mythology”

  1. Justine Burley and
  2. John Harris
  1. George J. Annas

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch10

A Companion to Genethics

A Companion to Genethics

How to Cite

Annas, G. J. (2004) Mapping the Human Genome and the Meaning of “Monster Mythology”, in A Companion to Genethics (eds J. Burley and J. Harris), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206989

Online ISBN: 9780470756423

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Keywords:

  • monster mythology;
  • animalism;
  • pitiful attempt;
  • reductionism;
  • genome project

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Monster Mythology

  • The Legal and Ethical Issues Raised by the Human Genome Project

  • Strategies to Regulate Genetic Technology

  • Where do we go from here?

  • Acknowledgments