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GENE-TIME. Genomics and the Construction of Time

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Title GENE-TIME. Genomics and the Construction of Time
Period 03 / 2003 - 02 / 2006
Status Completed
Research number OND1296957
Data Supplier Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO)

Abstract

This project aims at an historical, theoretical and partly futuristic analysis of the relation between genomics and time. What are the possible implications of genomics - as scientific theory and as technological practice - for our theoretical conception of time and for practical time-regimes? And what might be the cultural and normative effects of such changes in time concepts and -regimes on individual level (self-image, autonomy, responsibility) and on societal level (institutional distributions of tasks and responsibilities)?

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Researcher Prof.dr. M. Huijer
Project leader Dr. J.A. Harbers

Classification

A10000 Exploitation and management physical environment
A80000 Man and society
D21400 Genetics
D32000 Philosophy

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