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Can Science Make Sense of Life?


Since the discovery of the structure of DNA and the birth of the genetic age, a powerful vocabulary has emerged to express science's growing command over the matter of life. Armed with knowledge of the code that governs all living things, biology and biotechnology are poised to edit, even rewrite, the texts of life to correct nature's mistakes. Yet, how far should the capacity to manipulate what life is at the molecular level authorize science to define what life is for? This book looks at flash points in law, politics, ...

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    • Title: Can Science Make Sense of Life? by Sheila Jasanoff
    • Publisher: Polity
    • Print ISBN: 9781509522705, 1509522700
    • eText ISBN: 9781509522743
    • Edition: 2018 1st edition
    • Format: EPUB eBook

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