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The manipulation of life

Author: Robert Esbjornson; Lewis Thomas
Publisher: San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Congrès
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Esbjornson; Lewis Thomas
ISBN: 0062502964 9780062502964
OCLC Number: 10850403
Notes: APPE gift.
Description: xxvi, 149 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The making of Nobel XIX --
Early morning thoughts of a chairman after a conference --
The limitations of medicine as a science --
The ghosts are on the wall : a parable for manipulating life --
Bio-engineering : short-term optimism and long-term risk --
What's so special about being human? / Willard Gaylan --
Manipulating life : the God-Satan ratio --
Without laws, oaths and revolutions / June Goodfield --
Conversations at Nobel XIX.
Responsibility: Nobel Conference XIX, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota ; edited by Robert Esbjornson ; with contributions by Lewis Thomas [and others].

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