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  • emLife Liberty and the Defense of Dignityem
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    Life, Liberty, and the Defense of Dignity

    Professor Leon Kass discussed his book Life, Liberty and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics, published by Encounter Books. According to Dr. Kass, modern biomedical technology is threatening…

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  • Report to the President on Human Cloning
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    Report to the President on Human Cloning

    Dr. Leon Kass presented and summarized some of the debate found in the council’s report on human cloning. Among the issues that the report examined were reproductive and therapeutic…

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  • Genetic Enhancement in Sports
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    Genetic Enhancement in Sports

    As part of a day-long conference on bioethics and human cloning, Doctor Ted Friedman talked to council members about genetic engineering and its potential use in sports. Following his…

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  • Patenting Human Organs
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    Patenting Human Organs

    Council members talked about human cloning and bio ethics, concentrating on the ethical questions surrounding granting patents for medical and scientific research and techniques using…

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  • Human Cloning Report
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    Human Cloning Report

    Participants talked about a report issued by the President’s Council on Bioethics. Among the topics they addressed were the ethics of human cloning, uses of cloning for biomedical research,…

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  • Bioethics
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    Bioethics

    Mr. Kass talked about his role in advising President Bush on cloning and stem cell research. The new President’s Council on Bioethics is made up of 17 philosophers, medical experts and…

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