Liberation biology : the scientific and moral case for the biotech revolution
- Ronald Bailey.
- Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2005.
- Physical description
- 332 p. ; 24 cm.
- Bailey, Ronald.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-310) and index.
- Preface: brave new world reconsidered
- Introduction: biopolitics : fight of the century
- Forever young : the biology and politics of immortality
- Final victory over disease? : building humanity's extended immune system
- Are stem cells babies? : the ethics of making perfect transplants
- Who's afraid of human cloning?
- Hooray for designer babies!
- Biotech cornucopia : improving nature for humanity's benefit
- Changing your own mind : the neuroethics of psychopharmacology
- Conclusion: the age of liberation biology.
In this forward-looking book, Ronald Bailey, science writer for "Reason" magazine, argues that the coming biotechnology revolution, far from endangering human dignity, will liberate human beings to achieve their full potentials by enabling more of us to live flourishing lives free of disease, disability, and the threat of early death.
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- 1591022274 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- 9781591022275 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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