Genetic Knowledge in a Just Society

  • Nils Holtug


Your genes are causally responsible for much of what happens in your life. They may have caused you to have a painful disability, a bad temper, a fair skin colour, a musical talent, or a beautiful appearance. These properties may in turn bestow certain benefits or burdens on you. In short, the effects of your genes on your life are pervasive, and your life may go better or worse because of them.


Human Genome Project Genetic Constitution Lifestyle Choice Monash Bioethic Review Genetic Knowledge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nils Holtug
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  1. 1.Department of Education, Philosophy, and RhetoricUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagen SDenmark

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