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The Resource The fountain of youth : cultural, scientific, and ethical perspectives on a biomedical goal, edited by Stephen G. Post, Robert H. Binstock

The fountain of youth : cultural, scientific, and ethical perspectives on a biomedical goal, edited by Stephen G. Post, Robert H. Binstock

Label
The fountain of youth : cultural, scientific, and ethical perspectives on a biomedical goal
Title
The fountain of youth
Title remainder
cultural, scientific, and ethical perspectives on a biomedical goal
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen G. Post, Robert H. Binstock
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
612.6/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA776.75
LC item number
.F675 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Post, Stephen Garrard
  • Binstock, Robert H
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Longevity
  • Longevity
  • Aging
  • Ethics, Medical
Label
The fountain of youth : cultural, scientific, and ethical perspectives on a biomedical goal, edited by Stephen G. Post, Robert H. Binstock
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The search for prolongevity : a contentious pursuit / Robert H. Binstock -- The quest for immortality : visions and presentiments in science and literature / Mark B. Adams -- Decelerated aging : should I drink from a fountain of youth? / Stephen G. Post -- A Jewish theology of death and the afterlife / Neil Gillman -- In defense of immortality / Carol G. Zaleski -- In search of the holy grail of senescence / S. Jay Olshansky and Bruce A. Carnes -- The metabiology of life extension / Michael R. Rose -- Extending human longevity : a biological probability / Robert Arking -- Eat less, eat better, and live longer : does it work and is it worth it? : the role of diet in aging / Gemma Casadesus ... [et al.] -- Extending life : scientific prospects and political obstacles / Richard A. Miller -- An engineer's approach to developing real anti-aging medicine -- Aubrey D.N.J. de Grey -- An unnatural process : why it is not inherently wrong to seek a cure for aging / Arthur L. Caplan -- Longevity, identity, and moral character : a feminist approach / Christine Overall -- L'chaim and its limits : why not immortality? / Leon R. Kass -- Anti-aging research and the limits of medicine / Eric T. Juengst -- The social and justice implications of extending the human life span / Audrey R. Chapman -- The prolonged old, the long-lived society, and the politics of age / Robert H. Binstock
Control code
52587484
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 463 pages
Isbn
9780195170085
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003014910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The fountain of youth : cultural, scientific, and ethical perspectives on a biomedical goal, edited by Stephen G. Post, Robert H. Binstock
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The search for prolongevity : a contentious pursuit / Robert H. Binstock -- The quest for immortality : visions and presentiments in science and literature / Mark B. Adams -- Decelerated aging : should I drink from a fountain of youth? / Stephen G. Post -- A Jewish theology of death and the afterlife / Neil Gillman -- In defense of immortality / Carol G. Zaleski -- In search of the holy grail of senescence / S. Jay Olshansky and Bruce A. Carnes -- The metabiology of life extension / Michael R. Rose -- Extending human longevity : a biological probability / Robert Arking -- Eat less, eat better, and live longer : does it work and is it worth it? : the role of diet in aging / Gemma Casadesus ... [et al.] -- Extending life : scientific prospects and political obstacles / Richard A. Miller -- An engineer's approach to developing real anti-aging medicine -- Aubrey D.N.J. de Grey -- An unnatural process : why it is not inherently wrong to seek a cure for aging / Arthur L. Caplan -- Longevity, identity, and moral character : a feminist approach / Christine Overall -- L'chaim and its limits : why not immortality? / Leon R. Kass -- Anti-aging research and the limits of medicine / Eric T. Juengst -- The social and justice implications of extending the human life span / Audrey R. Chapman -- The prolonged old, the long-lived society, and the politics of age / Robert H. Binstock
Control code
52587484
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 463 pages
Isbn
9780195170085
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003014910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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