Logo

Bioscience and the Good Life

Large book cover: Bioscience and the Good Life

Bioscience and the Good Life
by

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN/ASIN: 1474244432
ISBN-13: 9781474244435
Number of pages: 240

Description:
Bioscience and the Good Life explores the complex relationship between modern biosciences and human flourishing. Here cognitive enhancement, longevity, and the spectacle of excellence in sports, are examined within the context of what constitutes a life well lived. Brassington advances an insightful and involved response to the existing debates between bioscientific optimists and pessimists, one which mediates their differences, and expands the traditional scope of their arguments.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online html)

Similar books

Book cover: The Renaissance of Science: The Story of the Cell and BiologyThe Renaissance of Science: The Story of the Cell and Biology
by - Project Gutenberg
The lives and accomplishments of over 200 scientists are presented chronologically and are related to each other in order to illustrate the evolution of knowledge about biology and microbiology from the Classic Greek era to the present.
(7780 views)
Book cover: CK-12 Life ScienceCK-12 Life Science
- CK-12 Foundation
This free online textbook covers seven units: Understanding Living Things; Cells: The Building Blocks of Life; Genetics and Evolution; Prokaryotes, Protists, Fungi, and Plants; The Animal Kingdom; The Human Body; and Ecology.
(12707 views)
Book cover: Aging by DesignAging by Design
by - Azinet Press
The book describes the theorists, controversies, history, experimental evidence, and evolution concepts surrounding biological aging theories. Exciting new theories will change the way we think about and attempt to prevent age-related diseases.
(8628 views)
Book cover: Stochastic Dynamics in Systems BiologyStochastic Dynamics in Systems Biology
by - Saarland University
This text focuses on the analysis of stochastic models in systems biology. Knowledge of basic mathematical concepts is a prerequisites for understanding these lectures. The background in systems biology and probability theory is part of the notes.
(8251 views)