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Failures of imagination : disability and the ethics of selective reproduction


Failures of imagination : disability and the ethics of selective reproduction

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dc.contributor.author Soniewicka, Marta [SAP11019062] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2015-07-08T11:17:19Z
dc.date.available 2015-07-08T11:17:19Z
dc.date.issued 2015 pl
dc.identifier.issn 0269-9702 pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/12080
dc.language eng pl
dc.title Failures of imagination : disability and the ethics of selective reproduction pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 8 pl
dc.abstract.en The article addresses the problem of disability in the context of reproductive decisions based on genetic information. It poses the question of whether selective procreation should be considered as a moral obligation of prospective parents. To answer this question, a number of different ethical approaches to the problem are presented and critically analyzed: the utilitarian; Julian Savulescu’s principle of procreative beneficence; the rights-based. The main thesis of the article is that these approaches fail to provide any appealing principles on which reproductive decisions should be based. They constitute failures of imagination which may result in counter-intuitive moral judgments about both life with disability and genetic selection. A full appreciation of the ethical significance of recognition in procreative decisions leads to a more nuanced and morally satisfying view than other leading alternatives presented in the article. pl
dc.subject.en reproduction pl
dc.subject.en PGD pl
dc.subject.en disability pl
dc.subject.en PND pl
dc.subject.en genetics pl
dc.subject.en reproductive decision pl
dc.subject.en moral judgments pl
dc.subject.en selective reproduction pl
dc.description.volume 29 pl
dc.description.points 30 pl
dc.description.publication 1 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/bioe.12153 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 1467-8519 pl
dc.title.journal Bioethics pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.participation Soniewicka, Marta: 100%; pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Prawa i Administracji : Katedra Filozofii Prawa i Etyki Prawniczej pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original bez licencji pl
.pointsMNiSW [2015 A]: 35

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