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GY-10051-73

Leon R. Kass
University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)

The Concepts of Organism, Species, and Health, Ancient and Modern

This grant explores the historical meanings of teh concepts oforganism, species, and health particularily in the works of Aristotle, Hippocrates, Galen, Darwin and Claude Bernard. the works of these men will be critically examinined in teh context of their implications for contemporary ethics in the biomedical field.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$36,580 (approved)
$36,580 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1973 – 8/31/1974