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The Global Genome: Biotechnology, Politics, and Culture

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In the age of global biotechnology, DNA can exist as biological material in a test tube, as a sequence in a computer database, and as economically valuable information in a patent. In The Global Genome, Eugene Thacker asks us to consider the relationship of these three entities and argues that -- by their existence and their interrelationships -- they are fundamentally red ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published September 8th 2006 by MIT Press (MA) (first published May 20th 2005)
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Anyone with more than a passing knowledge of biotechnology, politics, or culture would realize that this guy has nothing of consequence to say. I want my money back.
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Eugene Thacker, author, philosopher and associate professor of Media Studies and Film at New School for Public Engagement and Liberal Studies at The New School for Social Research, has written several books focusing on nihilism, philosophy and media theory.
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