The Ethics of Animal Re-creation and Modification : Reviving, Rewilding, Restoring

By: Oksanen, MarkkuContributor(s): Siipi, HelenaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: 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.
Contents:
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
Summary: 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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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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Elisa Aaltola, University of Eastern FinlandJulien Delord, Toulouse, France Christian Gamborg, University of Copenhagen, DenmarkBart Gremmen, Wageningen University, the NetherlandsAnne Ingeborg Myhr, GenØk - Centre for Biosafety in Tromsø, Norway Bjørn K. Myskja, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NorwayDerek Turner, Connecticut College in New London, USA

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