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The Lives to Come

About The Book

From Simon & Schuster, The Lives to Come is Philip Kitcher's exploration of the genetic revolution and human possibilities.

In this book, Kitcher offers a framework for thinking about the moral, social, and political questions raised by the Human Genome Project. They reveal ways in which new biomedical tools can improve the quality of human lives.

About The Author

Philip Stuart Kitcher is a philosopher who is John Dewey Professor Emeritus of philosophy at Columbia University. He specialises in the philosophy of science, the philosophy of biology, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of literature, and more recently pragmatism.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (August 4, 1997)
  • Length: 400 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684827056

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