Genethics: Moral Issues in the Creation of People

Philosophical Quarterly 43 (172):385 (1992)
Unprecedented advances in medicine, genetic engineering, and demographic forecasting raise new questions that strain the categories and assumptions of traditional ethical theories. Heyd's approach resolves many paradoxes in intergenerational justice, while offering a major test case for the profound problems of the limits of ethics and the nature of value
Keywords Medical ethics   Human reproductive technology   Creation   Bioethics
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Reprint years 1993
ISBN(s) 0520077148   9780520089273  
DOI 10.2307/2219908
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