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Human Cloning: Arguments for

  1. David McCarthy

Published Online: 15 JUL 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005224



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McCarthy, D. 2006. Human Cloning: Arguments for. eLS. .

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  1. University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2006

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There is a case to be made for the claim that human reproductive cloning is morally acceptable.


  • cloning;
  • nonidentity problem;
  • reproductive liberty;
  • ethics;
  • harm