Biotechnology: Plants and Animals

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to the Philosophy of Technology
EditorsK.J. Berg Olsen, S.U. Pedersen, V.F. Hendricks
Number of pages592
ISBN (Print)9781405146012
Publication statusPublished - 2009


  • Biotechnology - plants and animals
  • Environmental and health risks
  • Fundamental ethical concerns of biotechnology - respect for nature, and naturalness, often are called "intrinsic"
  • Human hunger and benefit-sharing according to some calculations, the world population will have grown to 10 billion people in 2050
  • Straughan referring to ethical concerns about consequences of development and use of genetically modified organisms

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