The Ethics of Animal Re-creation and Modification

Reviving, Rewilding, Restoring
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9781137337641
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eBook
Seiten:
180
Autor:
M. Oksanen
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PDF
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eBook
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Would it be cool to see woolly mammoth alive one day? Disappeared species have always fascinated the human mind. A new discussion of using genomic technologies to reverse extinction and to help in conservation has been sparked. This volume studies the question philosophically.
Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Introduction: Toward the Philosophy of Resurrection Science; Markku Oksanen and Helena Siipi 1. Can We Really Re-create an Extinct Species by Cloning? A Metaphysical Analysis; Julien Delord 2. The Restorationist Argument for Extinction Reversal; Derek Turner 3. What's So Special about Reconstructing a Mammoth? Ethics of Breeding and Biotechnology in Re-creating Extinct Species; Christian Gamborg 4. Authencity of Animals; Helena Siipi 5. Bioengineered Domestication: 'Wild Pets' as Species Conservation?; Elisa Aaltola 6. From Protection to Restoration: A Matter of Responsible Precaution; Anne I. Myhr and Bjørn K. Myskja 7. Just Fake It! Public Understanding of Ecological Restoration; Bart Gremmen 8. Biodiversity and the Value of Human Involvement; Markku Oksanen Epilogue; Helena Siipi and Markku Oksanen Index
Would it be cool to see woolly mammoth alive one day? Disappeared species have always fascinated the human mind. A new discussion of using genomic technologies to reverse extinction and to help in conservation has been sparked. This volume studies the question philosophically.

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