Should genetic engineering be permitted? by Jay Heller

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Published by Canadian Law and Economics Association c/o Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto, Ont.] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Genetic engineering -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Human genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementby Jay Heller.
SeriesLaw and economics working paper series -- WPS-24 (1994)
ContributionsCanadian Law and Economics Association., University of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15090815M

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