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Catholicism and Human Reproduction: An Historical Overview

Ford, Norman (2012) Catholicism and Human Reproduction: An Historical Overview. Australasian Catholic Record, 89 (1). pp. 49-62. ISSN 0727-3215

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Throughout history Catholics held the commonly accepted views of the times regarding human reproduction, and these views changed as advances were made in scientific knowledge. Hence, it would be best to begin with Aristotle's views on human reproduction.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Norman Ford, Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, embryo, totipotent, zygote,reproduction, assisted reproductive technology, surrogacy,
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220101 Bioethics (human and animal)
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950401 Bioethics
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: C - Church History
D - Ethics / Moral Theology
A - Humanities, general
A - Philosophy
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Rev Prof Norman Ford
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2013 03:59
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2013 03:59
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1260

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