The Influence of Genetics on Contemporary Thinking


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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-LVI

  2. Genetics And The Life Sciences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 2-2

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-23

      Genetics and the human lineage

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 25-32

      Genetics and Neuroscience

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 33-50

      Who made the Genetic Codes, How and by What?

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 51-60

      Genetics, Life and Death

  3. Genetics and Philosophy of Science: The Reductionism Debate and Beyond

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 62-62

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 63-80

      Moving beyond the influence of molecular genetics on the debate about reductionism in philosophy of biology

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 81-95

      The Concept of the Gene in Contemporary Biology: Continuity or Dissolution?

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 97-113

      The Influence of Genetics on Philosophy of Science

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 115-133


  4. Genetics and the Ethical, Legal and Sociological Debate

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 136-136

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 137-150

      Is DNA Revolutionizing Medicine?

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 151-163

      The Harm of Being a Clone

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 165-180

      Children of One’s Own

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 181-193

      Is a Transcultural Law for Human Genetics and Biotechnology Possible?

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 195-206

      Genetics and Society: a Different View

  5. Back Matter

    Pages -