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Author Sharp, Lesley Alexandra.

Title The transplant imaginary : mechanical hearts, animal parts, and moral thinking in highly experimental science / Lesley A. Sharp.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014]


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (236 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Moral Neutrality in Experimental Science -- 1. The Reconfigured Body of the Transplant Imaginary -- 2. Hybrid Bodies and Animal Science: The Promises of Interspecies Proximity -- 3. Artificial Life: Perfecting the Mechanical Heart -- 4. Temporality and Social Desire in Anticipatory Science -- Conclusion: The Moral Parameters of Virtuous Science -- Notes -- References -- Index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ethnology -- United States.
Medical anthropology -- United States.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Social aspects -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Sharp, Lesley Alexandra. Transplant imaginary : mechanical hearts, animal parts, and moral thinking in highly experimental science. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014] 221 pages : illustrations 9780520277960 9780520277984 (DLC) 2013024442
ISBN 9780520957152 (e-book)
9780520277960 (hardback)
9780520277984 (paper)

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