Østnor, Lars

Stem Cells, Human Embryos and Ethics

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Table of contents

I. Biological and Medical Perspectives

1. The Moral Status of Human Embryos with Special Regard to Stem Cell Research and Therapy
Øyvind Baune, Ole Johan Borge, Steinar Funderud, Dagfinn Føllesdal, Gunnar Heiene, Lars Østnor

2. Stem Cells: Sources and Clinical Applications
Steinar Funderud

3. Alternative Means to Obtain Pluripotent Stem Cells
Ole Johan Borge

4. Neurogenesis and Potential Use of Stem Cells from Adult Human Brain
Håvard Ølstørn, Morten C. Moe, Mercy Varghese, Iver A. Langmoen

5. Can We Use Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Treat Brain and Spinal Cord Injury and Disease?
Joel C. Glover

6. Stem Cells, Embryos and Ethics: Is There a Way Forward?
William B. Hurlbut

II. Social and Political Perspectives

7. An Intercultural Perspective on Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research
LeRoy Walters

8. Human Embryo Research: The European Perspective
Egbert Schroten

9. Stem Cells, Pluralism and Moral Empathy
Theo A. Boer

III. Philosophical Perspectives

10. The Potentiality Argument and Stem Cell Research
Dagfinn Føllesdal

11. Can the Distinction between the Moral and the Descriptive Support a Full Moral Standing of an Embryo?
Øyvind Baune

12. The Beginning of Individual Human Life
Anthony Kenny

13. Embryonic Stem Cell Research – Arguments of the Ethical Debate in Germany
Ludger Honnefelder

14. The Question of Human Cloning in the Context of the Stem Cell Debate
Otfried Höffe

IV. Theological Perspectives

15. Stem Cells from Human Embryos for Research? The Theological Discussion Within Christianity
Lars Østnor

16. Theological Arguments in the Human Stem Cell Debate: A Critical Evaluation
Gunnar Heiene

17. Human Embryos and Embryonic Stem Cells – Ethical Aspects
Monika Bobbert


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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