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Brave New Biology: The Challenge for Human Dignity

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By Leon R. Kass. Published 2002. ISBN 9780718716516

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The moral debate surrounding the realm of bioethics pits the goods we seek – the healing of diseases and relief of suffering, against the potential evil of a possible post-human future. In Brave New Biology: The Challenge to Human Dignity Leon Kass looks to what extent we can curtail the progress of biomedical technology in a democracy and the danger we face in forgetting the meaning of humanity in a scientific-technologically advanced world.