Taking Biology Seriously: What Biology Can and Cannot Tell Us About Moral and Public Policy Issues
- Publish Date: 2005-10-06
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Inmaculada De Melo-Martn
Discussions of human biology and its consequences for ethics and public policy are often misguided. Both proponents and critics of behavioral genetics, reproductive cloning, and genetic testing have mistaken beliefs about the role of genes in human life. Taking Biology Seriously calls attention to the social context in which both the science and our ethical precepts and public policies play a role.