The Ethics of Animal Re-creation and Modification : Reviving, Rewilding, RestoringMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (191 p.)ISBN: 9781137337641Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Ethics of Animal Re-creation and Modification : Reviving, Rewilding, RestoringLOC classification: QL82 | .O373 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on the Contributors; Introduction: Towards a Philosophy of Resurrection Science; 1 Can We Really Re-create an Extinct Species by Cloning? A Metaphysical Analysis; 2 The Restorationist Argument for Extinction Reversal; 3 What's So Special about Reconstructing a Mammoth? Ethics of Breeding and Biotechnology in Re-creating Extinct Species; 4 The Authenticity of Animals; 5 Bioengineered Domestication: 'Wild Pets' as Species Conservation?; 6 From Protection to Restoration: A Matter of Responsible Precaution
7 Just Fake It! Public Understanding of Ecological Restoration8 Biodiversity and the Value of Human Involvement; Epilogue; Index
Would it be cool to see woolly mammoth alive one day? Disappeared species have always fascinated the human mind. A new discussion of using genomic technologies to reverse extinction and to help in conservation has been sparked. This volume studies the question philosophically.
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