Conversations About Ethics

Beyond Embryonic

Christopher Thomas Scott

Ethics is not a specialty: It is a conversation. As science and technology advance, so do ethical questions surrounding those developments.

From the moral treatment of embryos and donor autonomy to the moral imperative to develop treatments that may correct or prevent medical conditions, stem cell research and development include topics ripe for scholarly discussion and debate. By exploring these issues both scientifically and ethically in a public forum, participants gained a deeper understanding of new technologies and their larger societal impact.

Christopher Thomas Scott is the director of the Stanford University Program on Stem Cells in Society, a faculty member and senior research scholar at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, a Brocher Institute Fellow and an associate fellow at King’s College, London and the University of Sheffield. He is the author of Stem Cell Now: From the Experiment That Shook the World to the New Politics of Life.

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