Stuck With Virtue: The American Individual and Our Biotechnological Future
by Peter Augustine Lawler
ISI Books, 2005
(261 pages, $25.00, hardcover)
reviewed by Anne Hendershott
Trained as a physician, Catholic novelist Walker Percy recalled at one time thinking that science could explain everything in the world—until he read Kierkegaard’s comments on Hegelianism, the science of his day: “Hegel explained everything in the universe except what it is to be an individual, to be born, to live, and to die.” Percy asked: “If the scientist cannot address himself to this reali . . .
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