Passion Slaves

Elliott, Carl
May 2007
Society;May2007, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p31
Academic Journal
The article presents the arguments regarding the ontology of embryonic stem cell research. It offers the philosophies of Chris Mooney, Leon Kass, and Jon Shields on the topic, their criticisms in particular. They debate on the issues like bioethics, repugnance toward human cloning, and public's emotional response, all of which focuses on embryonic stem cell research. An overview of the said noble people's belief is offered. In the end, the inability of the secular left to draw sharp moral lines between the various stages of the human life is what Shields appears to object.


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