Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 1990.
Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #12579
Philosophy professor's MARGINALIA and UNDERLINING, light cock, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; The Instruction on Respect for Human Life in its Origin and on the Dignity of Procreation (Donum Vitae) "confronts the moral dilemmas inherent in the newer reproductive technologies. Asserting the Catholic moral tradition with respect to procreation of human life, marriage and the dignity of the human person, the Instruction acknowledges the importance of the research and use of biological knowledge while defining the moral perimeters within which that knowledge may legitimately be used. ... The authors are committed Roman Catholics who take seriously the Sacred Congregation's invitation to respond to its pronouncement. It is in the spirit of faithful and conscientious commitment to the Roman Catholic moral tradition that these [eleven] essays are offered." - Preface. ; 198 pages.