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Philosophy and Revolutions in Genetics
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Introduction Living Organisms: Their Philosophical Transformation from Natural to Become Artefactual Beings Philosophy, Modern Science and Modern Technology Biotic Artefacts: Mendelian Genetics and Hybridization Biotic Artefacts: Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Biotechnology and Patentability Homo Faber : The Humanisation of Biotic Nature and the Naturalisation of Humans Conclusion Notes References and Select Bibliography Index

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Keekok Lee is Visiting Chair in Philosophy at the Institute for Environment, Philosophy and Public Policy, Lancaster University. Her research interests include environmental philosophy, philosophy of technology, and the relationship between the environment and technology from the ontological perspective. Published works include "The Natural and the Artefactual"(1999) and "Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity" (1989).

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KEEKOK LEE is currently Visiting Chair in Philosophy at the Institute for Environment, Philosophy and Public Policy, Lancaster University. Her research interests include environmental philosophy, philosophy of technology, and the relationship between the environment and technology from the ontological perspective. Published works include The Natural and the Artefactual (1999) and Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity (1989).

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'...this book presents a unique take on the new genetics and biotechnology.' - J. A. Kegley, Choice

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