Deregulating the Genetic Supermarket: Preimplantation Screening, Future People, and the Harm Principle
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 9 (02):242-260 (2000)
Robert Nozick, in what is surely one of the most intriguing and provocative footnotes in modern philosophical writing, referred in Anarchy,StateandUtopia to the notion of a In keeping with the central arguments of that text, his suggestion was that choices about the genetic composition of future generations should, as far as possible, be left in the hands of private individuals, and should not be determined or restricted by the state. This free market in genetic screening would meet and would possess In short, prospective parents would be allowed, to whatever extent was rendered possible by current technology, to choose the genetic traits of their future children
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