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Chimeras. The Ethics of Creating Human-Animal Interspecifics
Chimeras. The Ethics of Creating Human-Animal Interspecifics
What types of human-animal interspecific entities are used in biomedical research? Is creating such entities morally wrong? And what do interspecifics tell us about the moral significance of species? This thesis offers an introduction to the field of human-animal interspecifics from a bioethical perspective, with a special focus on the question of speciesism.
Bioethics, Chimeras, Hybrids, Speciesism, Chimären
Huther, Constanze
2009
English
Universitätsbibliothek der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Huther, Constanze (2009): Chimeras: The Ethics of Creating Human-Animal Interspecifics. Dissertation, LMU München: Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion
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What types of human-animal interspecific entities are used in biomedical research? Is creating such entities morally wrong? And what do interspecifics tell us about the moral significance of species? This thesis offers an introduction to the field of human-animal interspecifics from a bioethical perspective, with a special focus on the question of speciesism.