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Consumer genomics companies and their appeal to empowerment
Linköping University, Department of Culture and Communication, Centre for Applied Ethics. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
2013 (English)In: Genomics and democracy: towards a 'Lingua Democratica' for the public debate on genomics / [ed] Peter Derkx, Harry Kunneman, Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2013, 257-274 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
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   This book addresses the ethical and political questions flowing from the vastly increased possibilities to manipulate the genetic properties of organisms, including human beings. Due to the great complexity of the scientific fields involved, these questions are framed and answered mostly by scientific experts. But the new technological possibilities and social practices connected with genetic manipulation intrude into domains that for a long time have been the provenance of religious and secular worldviews and touch upon deep-seated convictions and emotions. Moreover they are strongly influenc.

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Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2013. 257-274 p.
, Life sciences, ethics and democracy, 1
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-97647ISBN: 978-90-420-3719-9OAI: diva2:649933
Available from: 2013-09-19 Created: 2013-09-19 Last updated: 2014-11-07Bibliographically approved

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