Being Human: Core Reading in the Humanities
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BeschreibungBeing Human is the first humanities reader that focuses on humanity in the literal sense what it s like to be human.
PortraitLeon R. Kass, M.D., Ph.D., is the Addie Clark Harding Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the College at the University of Chicago (on leave of absence) and Hertog Fellow in Social Thought at the American Enterprise Institute. In 2001, President George W. Bush appointed Dr. Kass chairman of the President's Council on Bioethics. His widely reprinted essays in biomedical ethics have dealt with issues raised by in vitro fertilization, cloning, genetic screening and genetic technology, organ transplantation, aging research, euthanasia and assisted suicide, and the moral nature of the medical profession.
Pressestimmen"A compelling portrait of what it means to be human what it means to long for perfection, to suffer illness, to warily seek immorality"
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: W W NORTON & CO INC
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2004
Seitenanzahl: 628 Seiten