Death of Life: The Legacy of Molecular Biology - Language, Discourse, Society (Hardback)Stanley Shostak (author)
Hardback 275 Pages / Published: 07/06/1998
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The Death of Life dissects biology's claim to be the Cinderella science that rose above its station. Early attempts to study life through observation, experiment and theory are exposed as the skeleton of ideas for controlling life, ideas which were only fleshed out by the biotech and genomic industries. Physicists- and chemists-turned biologists in alliance with biology's own eugenicists are shown to have abandoned the study of life and suppressed poststructuralist approaches ranging from neoLamarckism to biogeological/Gaia theory.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 275
Weight: 521 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 26 mm
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