With this intriguing opening geneticist and science writer William D. Stansfield begins this popular overview of the major ethical and philosophical issues confronting science today. From concern about the welfare of experimental animals to a consideration of the many other kinds of impediments that slow the progress of science-religious, moral, political, and conceptual-each accessible chapter conveys to the intelligent lay reader an appreciation for the work that scientists do and the obstacles that stand in their way. ...

Death of a Rat 2000, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9781573928144