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Begotten or Made?: Human Procreation and Medical Technique Paperback – August 9, 1984

ISBN-13: 978-0198266785 ISBN-10: 0198266782

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  • Paperback: 100 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (August 9, 1984)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0198266782
  • ISBN-13: 978-0198266785
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 6.5 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,644,548 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"The debate sparked off by the Warnock Committee report on human fertilization should benefit from this unusual contribution by Professor O'Donovan. As befits the Regius Professor Moral and Pastoral Theology in the University of Oxford he approaches the topic at a high level of generality, in sharp contrast to the pragmatic and piecemeal procedure often favoured by practising scientists. He modestly claims to make no more than a contribution to the discussion, but his main argument, if accepted, would radically change the thrust of much current practice in this field." --Nature

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Oliver O'Donovan is at Oxford University.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jim on June 25, 2014
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This is a well written book and a very easy read. O'Donovan refrains from using too many words to make his point, and does not get into medical language or code to impress, his argument does it for him. If you are interested in the life issue, this is a must read!
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