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Genes and Human Self-Knowledge: Historical and Philosophical Reflections on Modern Genetics

Edited By: RF Weir, SC Lawrence and E Fales

University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Sep 1994 | #33490 | ISBN: 0877454566
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Hardback | Dec 1994 | #33489 | ISBN: 0877454558
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About this book

In 1992 the University of Iowa Humanities Symposium provided a public forum to examine the moral, conceptual, legal and practical issues in modern genetics that are crucial to all of us. This book is a collection of essays taken from those presentations, and explore the historical background, philosophical implications and ethical issues related to the Human Genome Project, and other developments in modern genetics.

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