Ethics and the Life Sciences: Special Conference Supplement, Journal of Philosophical Research

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Biotechnology will allow modification of animals, food, the environment, and even the genetic essence of human beings. Serious ethical considerations apply to every kind of application of this new technology. This volume is a collection of invited papers that explore topics in these areas. They represent the best work presented at a conference held at the University of Delaware in the Fall of 2004, under the joint sponsorship of the University of Delaware and the American Philosophical Association. The topics discussed include the moral treatment of animals, ethical issues related to the environment, ethical issues related to food, and ethical issues for human health. Ethics and the Life Sciences has been published in cooperation with the Journal of Philosophical Research in an effort to advance the discussion of ethical issues of concern to all citizen of the global community
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