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    Greek Theories on Eugenics.D. J. Galton - 1998 - Journal of Medical Ethics 24 (4):263-267.
    With the recent developments in the Human Genome Mapping Project and the new technologies that are developing from it there is a renewal of concern about eugenic applications. Francis Galton (b1822, d1911), who developed the subject of eugenics, suggested that the ancient Greeks had contributed very little to social theories of eugenics. In fact the Greeks had a profound interest in methods of supplying their city states with the finest possible progeny. This paper therefore reviews the works of Plato (The (...)
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    Francis Galton: And Eugenics Today.D. J. Galton & C. J. Galton - 1998 - Journal of Medical Ethics 24 (2):99-105.
    Eugenics can be defined as the use of science applied to the qualitative and quantitative improvement of the human genome. The subject was initiated by Francis Galton with considerable support from Charles Darwin in the latter half of the 19th century. Its scope has increased enormously since the recent revolution in molecular genetics. Genetic files can be easily obtained for individuals either antenatally or at birth; somatic gene therapy has been introduced for some rare inborn errors of metabolism; and gene (...)
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    "Goodbye Dolly?" The Ethics of Human Cloning.D. J. Galton & L. Doyal - 1998 - Journal of Medical Ethics 24 (4):279-279.
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    Flesh of My Flesh: The Ethics of Cloning Humans.D. J. Galton - 1999 - Journal of Medical Ethics 25 (5):430-430.
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