Some Social and Philosophical Implications of Progress on the Origin and Synthesis of Life

  • Charles C. Price


There has been remarkable progress in synthesizing more complex essential components of living organisms and of obtaining ever greater understanding of the processes by which life may have originated on this planet. These developments will have significant practical consequences, but perhaps as important will be some of the implications they provide for the philosophical view of man--what he is, where he came from, where he may be headed.


Human Society Synthetic Biology Remarkable Progress Philosophical View Philosophical Implication 
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© Plenum Press 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles C. Price
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  1. 1.Benjamin Franklin Professor of ChemistryUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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