Section Assignment 7

Section Assignment 7 - The Chakrabarty and Harvard College...

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Section Assignment 7 The readings for Tuesday and Thursday of next week deal with patenting genetically engineered life forms: in Chakrabarty , a genetically engineered micro-organism; in Harvard College v. Canada , a genetically-engineered mouse useful for cancer research. Andrew Linzey’s article, “Genetic Engineering as Animal Slavery” contains a scathing moral critique of the genetic engineering of animals, as well as patents on those animals.
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Unformatted text preview: The Chakrabarty and Harvard College case contains other ethical critiques, as well as defenses. List out the various arguments from the two cases and the Linzey article against patenting genetically engineered animals. List the counter arguments. Then write a paragraph in which you either defend or attack the decision in Chakrabarty ....
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