In Vitro Fertilization, Double Effect, and Stem Cell Research: An Introduction

Hinkley, Aaron E.
December 2012
Christian Bioethics: Non-ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality;Dec2012, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p231
Academic Journal
The article discusses papers published within the issue, including one on the relationship between embryonic stem cell research and in vitro fertilization and another on the doctrine of double effect and potential negative consequences of its application in medical practice.


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