CRISPR and Gene Editing: What Does It Mean to Be Human?

C. Ben Mitchell

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Recently scientists in China and the U. S. have used CRISPR gene-editing technology to edit the human genome. The ethical questions raised by these developments are legion, but as John Stonestreet and C. Ben Mitchell discuss today on the BreakPoint podcast, they all boil down to the questions of what it means to be human and from where does human life derive its dignity.

C. Ben Mitchell is the Graves Professor of Moral Philosophy at Union University.

Resources

CRISPR and Faux Outrage
  • John Stonestreet and Roberto Rivera
  • BreakPoint
  • February 11, 2019

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