The Social Impact of Biology (Rickman Godlee Lecture)


Title:
The Social Impact of Biology (Rickman Godlee Lecture)
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Date:
[24 October 1968]
Description:
In this lecture, given as the Rickman Godlee Lecture at University College London on October 24, 1968, Crick assessed the effect biology and particularly genetics were having on demography, medicine, economics, social policies, and cultural values. He concluded by calling for "a new ethical system based on modern science" rather than on religion.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 40. Folder: PP/CRI/E/1/16/13/1
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. and http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/
Genre:
Lecture notes
Subject:
Biology, Genetics, Social Values, and Economics
Format:
Text
Extent:
36 pages
Relation:
Letter from Lord Noel Annan to Francis Crick, 1968
Letter from H. Gobind Khorana to Francis Crick, 1968
Language:
English
Legacy Source Citation:
Original Repository. Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers. 11646. URL. http://archives.wellcome.ac.uk/
Legacy ID:
SCBBDK
NLM ID:
101584582X38
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Embryology and the Organization of DNA in Higher Organisms, 1966-1976