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Imagining Science free pdf Imagining Science brings together internationally recognized artists, scientists, and social commentators to feature a body of original artwork and essays which explores the complex legal, ethical, and social concerns about advances in biotechnology, such as stem cell research, cloning, and genetic testing. Many important questions and themes emerge from this exchange, highlighting the linkages between scientific and creative research. This collaboration also stresses the vital role art can play in critiquing these biomedical technologies, particularly as advancements in science begin to challenge our ethical boundaries.

About Sean Caulfield

Sean Caulfield is Canada Research Chair and professor of Printmaking in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Alberta. He has exhibited his prints, drawings, and book works extensively throughout Canada, the United States, Europe, and Japan. Timothy Caulfield is the Research Director of the Health Law Institute, professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta, and a Senior Health Scholar with the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research. He is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy and an active researcher on the social issues associated with biotechnology.

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Author : Sean Caulfield
Publisher : University of Alberta Press
Data Published : 06 November 2008
ISBN : 0888645082
EAN : 9780888645081
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 124 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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