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Technologised Parenthood: An Ethical Implacation of Human Reproductive Cloning
Linköping University, Department of Culture and Communication, Centre for Applied Ethics.
2005 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year))Student thesisAlternative title
Technologised Parenthood: An Ethical Implacation of Human Reproductive Cloning (English)
Abstract [en]

Science and technology has been the bedrock of human growth and dynamism. Man has over the years distinguished his existence from all other beings by his ability to champion and fashion his existence. Among his tools is biotechnology which actually attenuates the fears of aging and death.

Human reproductive cloning stands out as one of the means through which biotechnology plans to achieve this perfect existence for man. Technological advancements in the field of biotechnology are now in the threshold of human procreation.

Human reproductive cloning is seen as an assisted method of reproduction which creates a newborn that is genetically identical to another human being.Human reproductive cloning as a technology and as a means of reproduction is not without its pros and cons. In as much as the technology promises to mention but a few, hope for the infertile couples and single parents, as well as the hope of reproduction without passing on hereditary diseases; it at the same time beeps some flashes of worry. Hence, the inherent threat to the notion of parenthood which does not smack of compromise, coupled with other ethical implications are reasons one may proffer not to have this technology.

Technologised parenthood stands out as an implication of human reproductive cloning and as such it considers issues in human sexuality i.e. the place of human sexuality in reproduction and then the nature of the family which is the playground of human existence. This thesis focuses on this implication of human reproductive cloning while making a critical exposition of the concept of human reproductive cloning.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2005. , 79 p.
Keyword [en]
Ethics, Technologised, Parenthood, ethical Implication, Human Reproduction, Cloning
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Philosophy
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-2916ISRN: LIU-CTE-AE-EX--05/08--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-2916DiVA: diva2:20259
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Available from: 2005-06-14 Created: 2005-06-14Bibliographically approved

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