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Being human : core readings in the humanities : readings from the president's Council on Bioethics.

Book Book (2004.)
Description: xxvi, 628 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2004.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gordon College Stack Level 5 QH 332 .B44 2004 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0393926397
  • ISBN: 9780393926392
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: Natural Imperfection and Human Longing -- The Human Being and The Life Cycle -- Living Well.
Summary: [This book] brings the best writings in the humanities to a college audience. Each chapter presents a question or topic central to the human experience, among them "The Search for Perfection," "Are We Our Bodies?," "Vulnerability and Suffering," and "Human Dignity." To guide students as they read these influential works, every selection is prefaced by a concise headnote and thoughtful discussion questions. How shall we promote and protect human flourishing in a world of ever-emerging technologies? At what point should we limit our quest for physical and mental perfection? Drawing on the insights of great thinkers throughout the ages, [this book] can help give readers a solid understanding of what it means to be human, both in the past and into the future. College courses, from Humanities to Bioethics to Freshman Composition, will benefit from this ... collection.-Back cover.
Subject: Bioethics.
Humanity.
Genre: Anthologie.
Authors: President's Council on Bioethics (U.S.) (Added Author).

Citation:

"Being human : core readings in the humanities : readings from the president's Council on Bioethics." New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2004.

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