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The Resource Can science make sense of life?, Sheila Jasanoff

Can science make sense of life?, Sheila Jasanoff

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Can science make sense of life?
Title
Can science make sense of life?
Statement of responsibility
Sheila Jasanoff
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Nearly 70 years after the dawn of the genetic age, biotechnology, scientists proclaim, is poised to rewrite the book of life. Yet, how far can science go in making sense of what "life" means to human beings and societies? This book looks at flash points in law, politics, ethics, and culture to argue that the claims of rewriting life are overblown"--
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Jasanoff, Sheila
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New human frontiers series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
  • Life
Label
Can science make sense of life?, Sheila Jasanoff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A new lens on life -- Book of revelations -- Life and law : constitutional turns -- Life in the gray zone -- Language games -- A new biopower -- Life's purposes
Control code
on1004370827
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 208 pages
Isbn
9781509522712
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)1004370827
Label
Can science make sense of life?, Sheila Jasanoff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A new lens on life -- Book of revelations -- Life and law : constitutional turns -- Life in the gray zone -- Language games -- A new biopower -- Life's purposes
Control code
on1004370827
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 208 pages
Isbn
9781509522712
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)1004370827

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