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Profession of Conscience:
The Making and Meaning of Life-Sciences Liberalism
Robert Hunt Sprinkle

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
IA History of Convictions3
IIFrom First Problems to the Edge of Modernity14
IIIFrom the Scientific Attitude to the Universalist Sentiment20
IVFrom the Scientific Revolution to the Liberal Expectation29
VFrom Nonliberal Alternatives to the Liberal Reestablishment70
VIFrom Altruism to Activism101
VIILife-Sciences Liberalism in Abstract and Competition114
VIIIProtecting the State122
IXPursuing the National Political Advantage146
XAggrandizing the Corporation156
XIPrivatizing the Common Inheritance of Humankind176
XIIAdvancing the Public Health194
XIIIGroping in the Light213
Notes215
Index247

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