Wild Bioassumptions?

In the following article, Killian C Quigley considers the power, potential, and responsibilities that come with the increase of bioscience knowledge. By comparing Huxley’s Brave New World to Nikolas Rose’s The Politics of Life Itself: Biomedicine, Power, and Subjectivity in the Twenty-First Century to Frank Bruni’s Genetic or Not, Gay Won’t Go Away, Quigley offers different viewpoints on a topic that has come to be more and more relevant as our knowledge of the biological sciences grows: what can or cannot be attributed to biology? Is biological determinism an answer to controversial issues, or is it the ethics that ultimately have the final say?

 Wild Bioassumptions?

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~ by kievan09 on June 19, 2012.

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