Included in a letter from Rita Levi-Montalcini, 1968 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine, this brochure outlines
twelve principle human duties drafted by outstanding scientists and intellectuals, which include respecting human dignity
and diversity, protecting nature, and promoting peace. In the accompanying letter, Levi-Montalcini suggests that Nirenberg's
approval and support would be "of invaluable importance in the success of this project."
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International Council of Human Duties
University of Trieste
Reproduced with permission of Rita Levi-Montalcini.
Beyond the Laboratory: Professional, Personal, and Political Life, 1967-2002
Letter from Rita Levi-Montalcini to Marshall W. Nirenberg (December 13, 1995)