Why We Need the Humanities

Why We Need the Humanities

Life Science, Law and the Common Good

Drakeman, Donald

Palgrave Macmillan

10/2015

196

Dura

Inglês

9781137497451

15 a 20 dias


ebook
24,27 €

An entrepreneur and educator highlights the surprising influence of humanities scholarship on biomedical research and civil liberties. This spirited defence urges society to support the humanities to obtain continued guidance for public policy decisions, and challenges scholars to consider how best to fulfil their role in serving the common good.
Author's Preface Acknowledgements 1. The Ups and Downs of the Humanities 2. The Humanities and the Future of the Life Sciences 3. The Humanities and the Law 4. Toolboxes, Preferences, and the Humanities 5. The Humanities and the Common Good Notes Bibliography Index
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