Chapter 14. Individual Autonomy and Genetic Choice

  1. Justine Burley and
  2. John Harris
  1. Matthew Clayton

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch14

A Companion to Genethics

A Companion to Genethics

How to Cite

Clayton, M. (2004) Individual Autonomy and Genetic Choice, in A Companion to Genethics (eds J. Burley and J. Harris), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch14

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:

  • liberal society;
  • cystic fibrosis;
  • homosexual;
  • perfectionism;
  • interpretation

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Gene Selection

  • Issues Relating to Gene Selection and Personal Autonomy

  • Individual Autonomy in a Liberal Society

  • Parental Choice

  • Procreative Autonomy versus Children's Autonomy

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • Note