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The Denial of Aging

Perpetual Youth, Eternal Life, and Other Dangerous Fantasies

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674025431

Publication Date: 10/30/2007

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352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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Muriel R. Gillick, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Ambulatory Care and Prevention at Harvard Medical School. She is a staff physician for Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, and she is also on the medical staff of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Faulkner Hospital.

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene