Toward a More Natural Science: Biology and Human Affairs

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Free Press, 1985 - Philosophy - 370 pages
The promise and the peril of our are inextricably linked with the promise and the peril of modern science. On the one hand, the spread of knowledge has overcome superstition and reduce fear born of ignorance, and the application of science through technology has made life less poor, nasty, brutish and short.

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Contents

Eroding the Limits
15
The New Biology and the Old Morality
43
The Meaning of Lifein the Laboratory
99
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Leon R. Kass is Addie Clark Harding Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the College at the University of Chicago.

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