Reproduction and ethics

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-L083-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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References and further reading

  • Alpern, K.D. (1992) The Ethics of Reproductive Technology, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    (A wide range of readings, not exclusively modern, with useful case studies.)

  • Dyson, A. and Harris, J. (1991) Experiments on Embryos, London: Routledge.

    (Articles by lawyers, scientists and theologians as well as philosophers; more appropriate for a British audience than a North American one.)

  • Feinberg, J. (1984) The Problem of Abortion, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2nd edn.

    (Still the most comprehensive collection of articles on the topic, including Judith Jarvis Thomson’s and Michael Tooley’s, with a helpful introduction.)

  • O’Neill, O. and Ruddick, W. (1979) Having Children, Philosophical and Legal Reflections on Parenthood, New York: Oxford University Press.

    (Too early to contain any articles specifically concerned with surrogacy, but still the best collection of readings on parenthood.)

  • Thomson, J.J. (1971) ‘Defense of Abortion’, Philosophy and Public Affairs 1.

    (Despite its age, still the most original article on abortion available.)

Citing this article:
Hursthouse, Rosalind. Bibliography. Reproduction and ethics, 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-L083-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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