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Synthetic Biology and Morality

Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature

Synthetic Biology and Morality( )
Editor: Kaebnick, Gregory E.
Murray, Thomas H.
Series title:Basic Bioethics Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $42.00
Book Description:

Synthetic biology, which aims to design and build organisms that serve human needs,has potential applications that range from producing biofuels to programming human behavior. Theemergence of this new form of biotechnology, however, raises a variety of ethical questions -- firstand foremost, whether synthetic biology is intrinsically troubling in moral terms. Is it anegregious example of scientists "playing God"? Synthetic Biology andMorality takes on this threshold ethical...
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Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Science / Biotechnology
Medical / Ethics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.201 x 8.892 x 0.623 Inches
Book Weight:0.871 Pounds

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