Imagining Science: Art, Science, and Social Change

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Imagining Science brings together internationally recognized artists, scientists, and social commentators to feature a body of original artwork and essays which explores the complex legal, ethical, and social concerns about advances in biotechnology, such as stem cell research, cloning, and genetic testing. Many important questions and themes emerge from this exchange, highlighting the linkages between scientific and creative research. This collaboration also stresses the vital role art can play in critiquing these biomedical technologies, particularly as advancements in science begin to challenge our ethical boundaries.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780888645081
  • Publisher: University of Alberta Press
  • Publication date: 11/5/2004
  • Pages: 110
  • Product dimensions: 9.90 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Sean Caulfield is Canada Research Chair and professor of Printmaking in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Alberta.

Timothy Caulfield is the Research Director of Health Law Institute, a professor at the University of Alberta, and a Senior Health Scholar with the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research.

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Table of Contents

Imagining Science Timothy Caulfield Caulfield, Timothy Making Art, Making Policy Lori Andrews Andrews, Lori Joan Abrahamson Abrahamson, Joan 1 The Evocative Image: Art and the Perception of Risk Conrad Brunk Brunk, Conrad 3 Jason Phillip Knight & Fiona Annis 5 Half Human, Half Beast?: Creating Chimeras in Stem Cell Research Cynthia B. Cohen Cohen, Cynthia B. 9 Music in the Key of DNA Francis S. Collins Collins, Francis S. 12 Adam Zaretsky 15 Of Ladders, Trees and Webs: Genomic Tales through Metaphor Edna Einsiedel Einsiedel, Edna 19 What is Science? What is Art? What Does it Matter? Jim Evans Evans, Jim 21 Royden Mills & Sean Caulfield 23 Art, Science and Aesthetic Ethics David Garneau Garneau, David 27 Believing the Impossible Gail Geller Geller, Gail 30 Christine Davis 32 Within You, Without You Hank Greely Greely, Hank 38 Imagining Science Jonathan Locke Hart Hart, Jonathan Locke 41 Lyndal Osborne 46 Art and Science: Conflict or Congruence? Anna R. Hayden Hayden, Anna R. Michael R. Hayden Hayden, Michael R. 50 Untitled Jay Ingram Ingram, Jay 52 Christine Borland 54 Policymaking and Poetry Bartha Maria Knoppers Knoppers, Bartha Maria 58 The Plasticized Pregnant Woman and Legal Rights over Reproductive "Material" Trudo Lemmens Lemmens, Trudo 60 Eduardo Kac 63 Regarding Desire in Science and Medicine Lianne Mctavish Mctavish, Lianne 67 Bioethics as a Social Response to Science and Technology Eric E. Meslin Meslin, Eric E. 69 Liz Ingram & Bernd Hildebrandt 71 Art and the Governance of New Technologies Peter W. B. Phillips Phillips, Peter W. B. 75 What Are Metaphors For? Jai Shah Shah, Jai 78 Catherine Richards 81 Ain't Dat-A Beauty Stephen Strauss Strauss, Stephen 85 Artand Science: Genomics and Food Michele Veeman Veeman, Michele 87 Atoms and Base Pairs: The New Lego Gregor Wolbring Wolbring, Gregor 89 Shawn Bailey & Jennifer Willet 91 Reading List 95 Biographies 97
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