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Catholic Position on Stem Cell Research and Ethics

Ford, Norman (2008) Catholic Position on Stem Cell Research and Ethics. Notizie di Politeia: Rivista di etica e scelte pubbliche.

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Abstract

This paper discusses how and why Catholic moral teaching is opposed to human embryonic stem cell research, on the basis of a conception of the human person that is deeply entrenched within western society.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Embryonic stem cell, reproductive technology, Catholic Church, moral theology
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220103 Ethical Use of New Technology (e.g. Nanotechnology, Biotechnology)
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine > 111404 Reproduction
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950401 Bioethics
Type of Activity: Applied Research
Subjects: A - Philosophy
D - Ethics / Moral Theology
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Cate Headey
Date Deposited: 12 May 2010 23:11
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 15:39
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/367

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