Nature and Mortality: Recollections of a Philosopher in Public Life

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Continuum, 2003 - Philosophy - 225 pages
"Nature and Mortality is a look at some of the major public issues of our time through the eyes of one of our most influential and probing writers." "Mary Warnock, a professional philosopher, gives a frank account on where we stand today on such disturbing matters as human embryology, genetic engineering, euthanasia and abortion. Governments of both parties have long regarded Warnock as an expert on a wide range of issues on the border between ethics and law and she is considered an ideal person to guide and assist other experts."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Mary Warnock was a professional philosopher who taught philosophy at both Oxford and Cambridge. She has also chaired various government committees of enquiry and has a high public profile. She was made a life peer in 1985 and sits in the House of Lords.

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