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Unformatted text preview: regarding use of embryos in hESC research. • Restrictive • Compromise • Moderate • Permissive Understand the Restrictive vs. Gradualist viewpoints on hESC research. For example: • What rights are assigned to an embryo under each viewpoint? When might these rights begin? • How does each viewpoint consider human or embryo “potentiality”? o HINT: Restrictive = absolute potentiality, Gradualist = actual potentiality • How do these viewpoints consider “protection” of the embryo? What do they agree and disagree on? o HINT: Restrictive = individua l status, Gradualist = degrees of protection Read the Lizza article and understand the two main arguments he makes about potentiality. (See Blackboard under “Readings” then the “Ethical Debate” heading)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2010 for the course MCD BIO 269151201 taught by Professor Christianmyer during the Spring '09 term at UCLA.
- Spring '09