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Genomes and What to Make of Them

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ISBN-10: 0226172953

ISBN-13: 9780226172958

Edition: 2008

Authors: Barry Barnes, John Dupre, John Dupr�

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A clear and lively account of the genomic revolution and its promise, this book opens with a brief history of the science of genetics and from there delves into the use of genomics in determining evolutionary paths and what it can tell us about where we have come from, and where we are going.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Barry Barnes is a professor at Nova Southeastern University in Florida.

By Way of Background
Inherited Traits
Inherited Molecules
Practices and Techniques
Genes, Genomes, and Molecular Genetics
Genes and DNA
Genetic Knowledges and Their Distribution
What Are Genomes?
The Strange Case of the Epigenome
New Similarities and New Differences
Reducing Complexity
Genomics and Evolution
Genomics and Problems of Explanation
Astrological Genetics and Explanatory Genetics
Astrological Genomics
Beyond Astrology
Genomics as Power
Accumulating Powers
Genomics and Social Powers
Resisting Genomic Powers
Arguments and Institutions
Natural Order and Human Dignity
The Order of Things
Human Genomes and the Order of Things
Human Genomes and the Dignity of Human Life
Arguments and Institutions Again
Genomics as Power Again
Accounting for Exceptionalism
Life without Essences: Reduction as Emancipation