By Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber (auth.), Tamara Fischmann, Elisabeth Hildt (eds.)
Technological advancements within the existence sciences confront us with new points of a Faustian seduction. Are we „playing God“ increasingly more, as claimed by way of serious authors of modernity? Achievements in genetic examine produce moral dilemmas which have to be the topic of mirrored image and debate in glossy societies. Denial of ambivalences that moral dilemmas arouse constitutes a hazard to societies in addition to to participants. The e-book provides a compilation of a few of the result of the interdisciplinary eu examine “Ethical Dilemmas because of Prenatal and Genetic Diagnostics” (EDIG), which investigated a few of these dilemmas intimately in a box that is really tough: prenatal prognosis. while effects from prenatal analysis express fetal abnormalities, girls and their companions are faced with moral dilemmas concerning: the suitable to understand and the suitable to not recognize; decision-making concerning the rest of the being pregnant and the will for a fit baby; accountability for the unborn baby, for its wellbeing and fitness and attainable discomfort; lifestyles and demise. This ebook presents solutions from a moral, psychoanalytical and scientific viewpoint.