15. Exploring Ethical, Religious, Philosophical, and Moral Questions

  1. Lawrence S.B. Goldstein PhD and
  2. Meg Schneider

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch15

Stem Cells for Dummies®

Stem Cells for Dummies®

How to Cite

Goldstein, L. S.B. and Schneider, M. (2010) Exploring Ethical, Religious, Philosophical, and Moral Questions, in Stem Cells for Dummies®, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470259283

Online ISBN: 9781118269244

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Keywords:

  • human embryos;
  • blastocysts;
  • in vitro fertilization;
  • cloning;
  • stem cell research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Deciding When Personhood Begins

  • “Cooperating with Evil” - Another Ethical Dilemma

  • Looking at the Ethical Views of Creating Embryos, Clones, and Chimeras

  • Exploring the Questions on Fetal Tissue Research

  • Understanding the Ethical Concerns of Genetic Testing and Manipulation

  • Dissecting the Goals of Stem Cell Research