Animal Cloning Term Paper by Calwriter

Animal Cloning
This paper examines the teachings of Comte, the Stoics, and Buddhism, which reflect the controversy of animal cloning from a philosophical standpoint.
# 58495 | 1,695 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on May 15, 2005 in Philosophy (Science) , Hot Topics (Cloning) , Religion and Theology (General)

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This paper discusses that animal cloning is an issue that has stirred great controversy among scientists, philosophers, and members of religious groups, with some objecting to cloning from religious standpoints and others objecting on the basis that a great many early animal clones were born with severe birth defects. The author stresses the teachings of Auguste Comte, which center on the theories of evolution, to question the ethical and moral implications of using animal cloning. The paper relates that the Stoics believed the path to personal happiness and inner peace is through the extinguishing of all desire to have or to affect things beyond one's control, such as animal cloning.

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