The Lives to Come
A critically praised survey explores the ethical, legal, political, and social concerns surrounding today's revolutionary genetic research, illustrated with examples, case studies, and scenarios drawn from real life and real science. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
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THE LIVES TO COME: The Genetic Revolution and Human PossibilitiesUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
No doubt about it: The pace of biomedical progress raises religious, moral, and legal issues that demand attention. Here a noted writer on science and society addresses them. In the past, Kitcher ... Read full review
The lives to come: the genetic revolution and human possibilitiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In the early 1990s, several books appeared discussing the promise and pitfalls of the human genome project, the international plan to map human DNA. Now, a second wave of titles makes it clear that ... Read full review
List of Illustrations
The Shapes of Suffering
Our Mortal Coils
To Test or Not to Test?
The Road to Health?
A Patchwork of Therapies
The New Pariahs?
Studies in Scarlet
The Quality of Lives
An Unequal Inheritance
Postscript March 1997