“Prologue: A Glimpse of Things to Come” and “Epilogue: Human Destiny?”

Title“Prologue: A Glimpse of Things to Come” and “Epilogue: Human Destiny?”
Year for Search1997
AuthorsSilver, Lee M.(b. 1952)
Secondary TitleIn his Remaking Eden: Cloning and Beyond in a Brave New World
Pagination1-7, 240-50, 306
Date Published1997
PublisherAvon Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

An imaginative projection into the future of genetic engineering, with, in the “Prologue,” stops in 2010, 2050, and 2350, and, in the “Epilogue,” in 2350, 2997, and the far future designated as ???? Projects a deep division between the “Naturals” and the “GenRich” or genetically enriched with, ultimately, divisions within the human species and the development of what later comes to be called the Posthuman.

Additional Publishers

U.K. ed. London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 2001.

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Author Note

The author (b. 1952) is a professor of Molecular Biology and Public Affairs at Princeton University.

Full Text

1997 Silver, Lee M. (b. 1952). “Prologue: A Glimpse of Things to Come” and “Epilogue: Human Destiny?” In his Remaking Eden: Cloning and Beyond in a Brave New World (New York: Avon Books, 1997), 1-7, 240-50, 306. U.K. ed. London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 2001. PSt

An imaginative projection into the future of genetic engineering, with, in the “Prologue,” stops in 2010, 2050, and 2350, and, in the “Epilogue,” in 2350, 2997, and the far future designated as ???? Projects a deep division between the “Naturals” and the “GenRich” or genetically enriched with, ultimately, divisions within the human species and the development of what later comes to be called the Posthuman. The author is a professor of Molecular Biology and Public Affairs at Princeton University.