Cloning – The Use of Embryos


This lesson begins with considering artificial intelligence as a way into discussing what makes us human. From here, we move to consider a similar discussion relating to the questions raised by the theoretical possibility of cloning humans. The clip in the presentation is from the Wachowski Brothers Animatrix – The First Renaissance.

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Peter Singer on Stem Cells & Cloning

For all those currently revising Int2 Medical Ethics here’s a bare minimum presentation on what you should know about Baroness Warnock’s views on embryo research. It might well be useful to supplement your knowledge of Peter Singer in a ‘secular viewpoint’ type question. Happy studying.

Slides from class

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