Life, Liberty and the Defense of Dignity The Challenge for Bioethics  -     By: Leon R. Kass
Buy Item $24.26 Retail: $26.95 Save 10% ($2.69) Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist

Life, Liberty and the Defense of Dignity The Challenge for Bioethics

Encounter Books / 2002 / Hardcover

$24.26 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $26.95
|
Save 10% ($2.69)
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
CBD Stock No: WW3554554

Current Promotions
* This product is available for shipment only to the USA. We apologize for any inconvenience.
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.
  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Others Also Purchased (15)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $8.99
    Retail: $15.99
    Add To Cart
    $8.99
  2. In Stock
    $8.99
    Retail: $16.99
    Add To Cart
    $8.99
  3. In Stock
    $7.99
    Retail: $12.99
    Add To Cart
    $7.99
  4. In Stock
    $1.99
    Retail: $2.99
    Add To Cart
    $1.99
  5. In Stock
    $9.99
    Retail: $24.99
    Add To Cart
    $9.99
  6. In Stock
    $179.76
    Retail: $383.76
    Add To Cart
    $179.76

Product Description

At the onset of Life, Liberty and the Defense of Dignity, Leon Kass gives us a status report on where we stand today: "Human nature itself lies on the operating table, ready for alteration, for eugenic and psychic 'enhancement,' for wholesale redesign. In leading laboratories, academic and industrial, new creators are confidently amassing their powers and quietly honing their skills. For anyone who cares about preserving our humanity, the time has come for paying attention." Trained as a medical doctor and biochemist, Dr. Kass has become one of our most provocative thinkers on bioethical issues. In this book, he has written a book that grapples with the moral meaning of the new biomedical technologies now threatening to take us back to the future envisioned by Aldous Huxley in Brave New World. In a series of mediations on cloning, embryo research, the sale of organs, and the assault on mortality itself, Kass questions the wisdom of trying to break down the natural boundaries given us and to remake the human body into an instrument of our will. He also attempts to chart a course by which we might avoid the dehumanization of biotechnical "recreationism" without rejecting modern science or rejecting its genuine contributions to human welfare. Leon Kass writes profoundly about the limits of science and the limits of life, about what makes us human and gives us human dignity.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 313
Vendor: Encounter Books
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.5 X 1.13 (inches)
ISBN: 1893554554
ISBN-13: 9781893554559
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Jesus Calling
    Jesus Calling
    Sarah Young
    Thomas Nelson / 2004 / Hardcover
    $8.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 44% ($7.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1142 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW451884
    Video
  2. Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge
    Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge
    Mark Batterson
    Zondervan / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 47% ($8.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 24 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW327127
  3. Fervent: A Woman's Battle Plan for Serious, Specific, and Strategic Prayer
    Fervent: A Woman's Battle Plan for Serious, Specific, and Strategic Prayer
    Priscilla Shirer
    B&H Books / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $16.99 Save 44% ($7.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 29 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW688676
  4. The Treasure Principle, CBD-Exclusive Edition
    The Treasure Principle, CBD-Exclusive Edition
    Randy Alcorn
    Multnomah Books / Hardcover
    $7.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 38% ($5.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 27 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW014219
    Video

Related Products

  1. A Life God Rewards: Why Everything You Do Today Matters Forever
    A Life God Rewards: Why Everything You Do Today Matters Forever
    Bruce Wilkinson
    Multnomah Books / Hardcover
    $2.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 79% ($11.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 24 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW739767
  2. Emotionally Healthy Spirituality
    Emotionally Healthy Spirituality
    Peter Scazzero
    Zondervan / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 47% ($8.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 19 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW342465
  3. I Will! Nine Traits of the Outwardly Focused Christian
    I Will! Nine Traits of the Outwardly Focused Christian
    Thom S. Rainer
    B&H Books / 2015 / Hardcover
    $5.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 54% ($7.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW687297
    Video
  4. Boundaries, Softcover
    Boundaries, Softcover
    Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend
    Zondervan / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 40% ($6.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 109 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW247454

Publisher's Description

We are walking too quickly down the road to physical and psychological utopia without pausing to assess the potential damage to our humanity from this brave new biology.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Availability

Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search