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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Preface. Introduction. I. THE PERENNIAL QUESTS FOR EXTENDED AND ETERNAL LIFE. One: The Search for Prolongevity: A Contentious Pursuit, Robert H. Binstock. Two: The Quest for Immortality: Visions and Presentiments in Science and Literature, Mark B. Adams. Three: Decelerated Aging: Should I Drink From a Fountain of Youth?, Stephen G. Post. Four: A Jewish Theology of Death and the Afterlife, Neil Gillman. Five: In Defense of Immortality, Carol G. Zaleski. II. THE SCIENCE OF PROLONGEVITY. Six: In Search of the Holy Grail of Senescence, S. Jay Olshansky and Bruce A. Carnes. Seven: The Metabiology o
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
612.6/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA776.75
LC item number
.F675 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2004 F-205
  • WT 116
NLM item number
F771 2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Post, Stephen Garrard
  • Binstock, Robert H
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Longevity
  • Longevity
  • Longévité
  • MEDICAL
  • Longevity
Label
The fountain of youth : cultural, scientific, and ethical perspectives on a biomedical goal, edited by Stephen G. Post, Robert H. Binstock
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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 [and others] -- 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
79833716
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 463 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195170085
Lccn
2003014910
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
084101
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)79833716
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The fountain of youth : cultural, scientific, and ethical perspectives on a biomedical goal, edited by Stephen G. Post, Robert H. Binstock
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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 [and others] -- 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
79833716
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 463 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195170085
Lccn
2003014910
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
084101
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)79833716
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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