“What’s Your Body Worth? The Ethics of Commodifying Human Tissues”

November 13, 2012

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Discussed by Bill Kabasenche, Washington State University assistant professor of philosophy. Public lecture is the last for fall in WSU’s Common Reading Tuesdays series. “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” by Rebecca Skloot, this year’s Common Reading book, details how cells taken without consent from Lacks have been grown in labs and used in a wide variety of applications around the world. The book raises issues about race, culture, economics, ethics and more.

When:
7 p.m.
Where:
Washington State University, Todd Hall 130, Pullman, WA
City:
Pullman
Neighborhood:
Moscow/Pullman
Cost:
Free
Phone:
(509) 335-5488
Email:
kweathermon@wsu.edu
Website:
http://www.wsu.edu/
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