Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Bioethics Throwdown!

How's this for a bioethics throwdown?: Ron Green vs. Michael J. Sandel
Carlin Romano of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes about "Two polar, persuasive stands on reproductive genetics." A review of Green's Babies by Design: The Ethics of Genetics Choice vs. Sandel's The Case Against Perfection: Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering .

One thing they both agree on -- that: "We all need much greater literacy in the ethical concepts and scientific information necessary to make informed decisions about these choices, especially given, as Green reports, 'how fast the science is moving.'"

To read the whole review, click here.

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