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By Maria A. Ferreira

The suggestion of human cloning has involved writers and philosophers for hundreds of years and has been dramatized in myths and fiction. This quantity lines those fictional illustrations of human cloning from a number of the past manifestations to extra modern responses. utilizing a feminist and psychoanalytic point of view, this e-book examines parthenogenesis and different comparable fantasies, and argues that cloning might be a massive instrument in supporting girls in achieving a extra egalitarian prestige. Ferreira contemplates the recent mental implication for humanity that would come up end result of the improvement and alertness of genetic engineering and the potential implementation of human cloning.

This is among the first books fully dedicated to a in particular literary research of the various matters surrounding the delusion of human cloning, that can in truth develop into a fact at any second. It makes it a well timed contribution to the arguable political, social, moral, cultural, and philosophical debate on cloning and its quite a few ramifications.

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