The TV show Orphan Black just finished it’s 5-year run of exploring an intersectionality of themes, with the amazing Tatiana Maslany playing the clones. Seth Daire and JJ Janflone discuss the show and relate it to reality, which includes a brief explanation of cloning in reality and how existing US law may inform the Orphan Black scenario. From there, they dive into two big questions:
Can clones be owned?
Are clones truly human?
Green, Richard and Rachel Robison-Greene, eds. Orphan Black and Philosophy: Grand Theft DNA. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Company, 2016.