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Who owns you? : the corporate gold-rush to patent your genes

Author: David R Koepsell
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Series: Blackwell public philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides the first comprehensive book-length treatment covering the philosophical and legal problems of gene patenting Develops arguments regarding moral realism, and provides a method of judgment  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Koepsell, David R. (David Richard).
Who owns you?.
Malden, MA ; Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
(DLC) 2008041638
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David R Koepsell
ISBN: 140518731X 9781405187312 1405187301 9781405187305 1444308599 9781444308594
OCLC Number: 646851901
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages).
Contents: Individual and collective rights in genomic data preliminary issues --
Ethics and ontology : a brief discourse on method --
The science genes and phenotypes --
DNA, species, individuals, and persons --
Legal dimensions in gene ownership --
Are genes intellectual property? --
DNA and the commons --
Pragmatic considerations of gene ownership --
So, who owns you? : some conclusions about genes, property, and personhood.
Series Title: Blackwell public philosophy.
Responsibility: David Koepsell.
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