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  1. Book Review: C. Ben Mitchell, Edmund D. Pellegrino, Jean Bethke Elshtain, John F. Kilner and Scott B. Rae, Biotechnology and the Human Good (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2007). Xiv + 210 Pp. US$24.95/£14.75 (Pb), ISBN 978—1—58901—138—0. [REVIEW]Almut Caspary - 2009 - Studies in Christian Ethics 22 (2):239-242.
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  2. In Good Health: Philosophical-Theological Analysis of the Concept of Health in Contemporary Medical Ethics.Almut Caspary - 2010 - Franz Steiner Verlag.
    Health is a value-laden concept. The state of being that it designates is a fundamental human goal. As a value, the concept is normative, governing both clinical practice and the therapeutic treatment developed by medical research. Also, the promise of health plays a pivotal role in health-policy discourse. Almut Caspary considers philosophical and theological concepts of health in the context of its practical significance, both in the past and today. This conceptual analysis culminates in a preliminary sketch of a concept (...)
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    Born and Made. An Ethnography of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Sarah Franklin and Celia Roberts Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 20061.Almut Caspary - 2007 - Genomics, Society and Policy 3 (3):1-4.
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    By Rens Lj Vandenberg & Wouter Pc Boon 1-21.Thomas Lemke, Theo Papaioannou, Lyn Turney, Elina Hemminki, Aaro Tupasela, Piia Jallinoja, Arja J. Aro, Karoliina Snell, Sinikka Sihvo & Almut Caspary - 2009 - Genomics, Society and Policy 5 (2):1-13.
    The purpose of the research was to study Finnish people's attitudes towards biomedical research and whether the research sponsor makes a difference to those attitudes. A survey questionnaire was sent to a random sample of 25-64 years old. Respondents had a positive attitude towards biomedical research and there were only small variations by population group. When asked whether one's own clinical blood samples could be used in scientific biomedical research, 84 per cent of the respondents would allow it. The most (...)
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    The Art and Politics of Science, by Harold Varmus. [REVIEW]Almut Caspary - 2009 - Genomics, Society and Policy 5 (2):80-83.
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