The Philosophical and Theological Role and Meaning of Gametes


Would some of the theological and ethical arguments used to appraise these new procedures be similar to those addressing the use of donor sperm and eggs? In this regard, it may be useful to ask whether it is appropriate to consider gametes as representing the procreators in procreation? If so why?

This presentation was a session at the Center's 2012 Academy of Fellows Consultation on "The Ethics and Theology of Synthetic Gametes" held on November 3, 2012. For more information on the consultation visit here.



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