The Social Impact of Biology (Rickman Godlee Lecture)


Title:
The Social Impact of Biology (Rickman Godlee Lecture)
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.
Extent:
36 pages
Date Created:
[24 October 1968]
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Source:
Original Repository. Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers. 11646. URL. http://archives.wellcome.ac.uk/
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Right Type:
Permission Granted - No Conditions
Right Statement:
Reproduced with permission of the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. and http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/
Subject:
Biology, Genetics, Social Values, and Economics
Profiles in Science ID:
SCBBDK
NLM ID:
101584582X38
Genre:
Lecture notes
Language:
English
Format:
Text
Location:
Box: 40. Folder: PP/CRI/E/1/16/13/1