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What It Means to Be Human

The Case for the Body in Public Bioethics

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674987722

Publication Date: 10/13/2020

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336 pages

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

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O. Carter Snead is William P. and Hazel B. White Director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture, Professor of Law, and Concurrent Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. He is a member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, the principal bioethics advisory body to Pope Francis, and a Fellow of The Hastings Center.

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