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Equal Opportunity And The Case For State Sponsored Ectogenesis

Author : Evie Kendal
ISBN : 9781137549877
Genre : Philosophy
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Ectogenesis refers to the artificial gestation of a fetus outside the womb. Despite certain advantages for women's reproductive liberty, feminist groups remain divided regarding this technology. This book argues that reproduction imposes unjust burdens on women, and thus the ideals of equal opportunity demand continued research into ectogenesis.

Babies Of Technology

Author : Mary Ann Mason
ISBN : 9780300215878
Genre : Law
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A powerful call to protect the unique needs and rights of children born today using assisted reproductive technology

Moral Reasoning At Work Rethinking Ethics In Organizations

Author : Ø. Kvalnes
ISBN : 9781137532619
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book is open access under CC-BY license. Moral dilemmas are a pervasive feature of working life. Moral Reasoning at Work offers a fresh perspective on how to live with them using ethics and moral psychology research. It argues that decision-makers must go beyond compliance and traditional approaches to ethics to prepare for moral dilemmas.

Animal De Liberation

Author : Jan Deckers
ISBN : 1909188840
Genre : Philosophy
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In this book, Jan Deckers addresses the most crucial question that people must deliberate in relation to how we should treat other animals: whether we should eat animal products. Many people object to the consumption of animal products from the conviction that it inflicts pain, suffering, and death upon animals. This book argues that a convincing ethical theory cannot be based on these important concerns: rather, it must focus on our interest in human health. Tending to this interest demands not only that we extend speciesism-the attribution of special significance to members of our own species merely because they belong to the same species as ourself-towards nonhuman animals, but also that we safeguard the integrity of nature. In this light, projects that aim to engineer the genetic material of animals to reduce their capacities to feel pain and to suffer are morally suspect. The same applies to projects that aim to develop in-vitro flesh, even if the production of such flesh should be welcomed on other grounds. The theory proposed in this book is accompanied by a political goal, the 'vegan project', which strives for a qualified ban on the consumption of animal products. Deckers also provides empirical evidence that some support for this goal exists already, and his analysis of the views of others-including those of slaughterhouse workers-reveals that the vegan project stands firm in spite of public opposition. Many charges have been pressed against vegan diets, including: that they alienate human beings from nature; that they increase human food security concerns; and that they are unsustainable. Deckers argues that these charges are legitimate in some cases, but that, in many situations, vegan diets are actually superior. For those who remain doubtful, the book also contains an appendix that considers whether vegan diets might actually be nutritionally adequate.

Encyclopedia Of Motherhood

Author : Andrea O'Reilly
ISBN : 9781412968461
Genre : Family & Relationships
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In the last decade, the topic of motherhood has emerged as a distinct and established field of scholarly inquiry. A cursory review of motherhood research reveals that hundreds of scholarly articles have been published on almost every motherhood theme imaginable. The Encyclopedia of Motherhood is a collection of approximately 700 articles in a three-volume, A-to-Z set exploring major topics related to motherhood, from geographical, historical and cultural entries to anthropological and psychological contributions. In human society, few institutions are as important as motherhood, and this unique encyclopedia captures the interdisciplinary foundation of the subject in one convenient reference. The Encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource designed to provide an understanding of the complexities of motherhood for academic and public libraries, and is written by academics and institutional experts in the social and behavioural sciences.

Welding Metallurgy And Weldability Of Stainless Steels

Author : John C. Lippold
ISBN : 0471473790
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The definitive resource for understanding the welding metallurgy of stainless steels "Welding Metallurgy and Weldability of Stainless Steels," the first book in over twenty years to address welding metallurgy and weldability issues associated with stainless steel, offers engineers, scientists, and students the most up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of these topics currently available. The authors emphasize fundamental metallurgical principles governing microstructure evolution and property development of stainless steels, including martensitic, ferritic, austenitic, duplex, and precipitation-hardening grades. They present a logical and well-organized look at the history, evolution, and primary uses of each stainless steel, including detailed descriptions of the associated weldability issues. Coverage includes the latest information on: Common stainless steel alloys and their compositionPhysical and welding metallurgy of different alloy systemsMechanical properties of welded stainless steelsThe technology and uses of "super" stainless steel alloysDissimilar metal joints and weldability issuesMethods for evaluating weldabilityReal-world solutions to weldability challenges In addition to describing the applications and limitations of stainless steels for welded construction, the text also addresses common failures in welded stainless steels associated with fabrication and service exposure, and how such failures may be avoided.

Brave New World

Author : Aldous Huxley
ISBN : 9780307356543
Genre : Brainwashing
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Huxley's story shows a futuristic World State where all emotion, love, art, and human individuality have been replaced by social stability. An ominous warning to the world's population, this literary classic is a must-read.

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