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Progress in science and the danger of hubris

genetics, transplantation, stem cell research : proceedings of the First International Conference on Medical Ethics, Nicosia, 24-26 September 2004

by International Conference on Medical Ethics (1st 2004 Nicosia, Cyprus)

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Published by Waxmann in Münster, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical genetics -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Stem Cells -- Congresses.,
  • Biomedical Research -- ethics -- Congresses.,
  • Reproductive Techniques, Assisted -- ethics -- Congresses.,
  • Philosophy -- Congresses.,
  • Genetics, Medical -- ethics -- Congresses.,
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Obstetrical and Gynecological -- ethics -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementConstantinos Deltas, Eleni M. Kalokairinou, Sabine Rogge, eds.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesSchriften des Instituts für Interdisziplinäre Zypern-Studien -- v. 4, Schriften des Instituts für Interdisziplinäre Zypern-Studien -- bd. 4.
    ContributionsDeltas, Constantinos., Rogge, Sabine., Kalokairinou, Helenē., A.G. Leventis Foundation., Panepistēmio Kyprou., Cyprus. Hypourgeio Paideias kai Politismou.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRB155 .I533 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19302897M
    ISBN 103830917368
    ISBN 109783830917366

    Frankenstein: A Feminist Critique of Science () Anne K. Mellor In One Culture: Essays in Science and Literature, ed. George Levine and Alan Rauch (Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press, ), pp. [This essay was subsequently reprinted as Chap. 5 of Mary Shelley: Her Life, Her Fictions, Her Monsters (): up to subsection II in this version, with one exception linked as an addendum. The works in this volume form an astute grouping of figures whose interwoven families and fortunes shaped much of the political history of the Roman world in the first century : Nick Romeo. The hubris of the specter’s revolt against divinity also makes those it controls experience a sense of hubris. These individuals then try to play God through the exercise of power, capital, and knowledge, with the aim of ruling the fates of millions and influencing the course of history through social movements.


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