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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Paul Ramsey, A. O. Smith Corporation Annotation pdf (349,032 Bytes) ocr (9,146 Bytes)
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Paul Ramsey, A. O. Smith Corporation
Description:
Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
4 (349,032 Bytes)
Date:
1970-08-17 (August 17, 1970)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Ramsey, Paul
A. O. Smith Corporation
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence D
Box Number: 24
Folder Number: 110
Unique Identifier:
BBARWR
Accession Number:
76
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1961-1978
Folder: Ramsey, Paul
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2006-05-05
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW: my answer to his book,  Fabricated man

My views on bioethics, algeny;

" - what you label
the "archscientific value". This probably does reflect a basic difference
in religious outlook, I might clumsily refer it to "Jewish scepticism"
in contrast to "Christian grace".   
 You fault me, I believe, for moral reticence. I have quite
consciously refrained from making moral prescriptions intended to control
the behavior of others. I certainly plead not guilty quite the contrary)
to endeavoring to conceal what is going on in the laboratories. After all,
you probably would never have been stimulated to write this book except
for the exposition of technical fact and possibility,that I have done my
best to publicize. ; if possible vide his alusions to me;

jl 2/28/00