On Being and Becoming Human

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Penguin Books, Mar 1, 1991 - Fiction - 304 pages
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In an age of robotics, artificial intelligence, and renewed respect for animals, are we still such extraordinary creatures? In On Being and Becoming Human, psychiatrist Willard Gaylin uses two of Western culture's most powerful legends--Adam and Eve and Pinocchio--to define the fundamental nature of being human.

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Adam and Eve and Pinocchio: on being and becoming human

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Gaylin, a psychiatrist and co-founder of The Hastings Center, which examines medical ethics and bioethics, here uses two well-known stories to explore the ramifications of being consciously human. The ... Read full review


Whats So Special About Being Human
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