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The Shattered Self The End of Natural Evolution

By: Pierre Baldi
259 pages, 13 Illus, Cloth
Publisher: MIT Press
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Baldi argues that recent scientific advances in connection with human genetics portend the disappearance of our sense of self, which evolved to cope with primarily physical conditions, as opposed to the abstraction and fluidity of today's environment.

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Pierre Baldi is Professor of Information and Computer Science and of Biological Chemistry (College of Medicine) and Director of the Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics at the University of California, Irvine. He is the coauthor of Bioinformatics: A Machine Learning Approach (MIT Press, 1998).

By: Pierre Baldi
259 pages, 13 Illus, Cloth
Publisher: MIT Press
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The things we do not want to look at are sometimes the most revealing of who we are. They will ultimately shatter the last illusions that have accompanied us during our evolutionary bootstrap. - from the preface"

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