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  Volume 47, Number 3, Summer 2004

Table of Contents

From: Perspectives in Biology and Medicine

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Science and Medicine

Meaning-Making in the Immune System

pp. 317-327

The Placebo Response: Its Putative Role as a Functional Salutogenic Mechanism of the Central Nervous System

pp. 328-338

The Sculpturing Role of Fibroblast-Like Cells in Morphogenesis

pp. 339-356

Ethics and Philosophy

Does Biomedicine Entail the Successful Reduction of Pathology to Biology?

pp. 357-371

Moving Beyond Bioethics: History and the Search for Medical Humanism

pp. 372-385

Conceptualizing "Religion": How Language Shapes and Constrains Knowledge in the Study of Religion and Health

pp. 386-401

Culture and Society

Bodies and Borders: A New Cultural History of Medicine

pp. 402-421

Superficial? Not Us--We Men Are Born Molecular Geneticists!

pp. 422-429

Genetics: The Not-So-New New Thing

pp. 430-440


Dual Personality with a Cilia Twist

pp. 441-442

Essay Review

Rosy and Jim: The Mystery of the Double Helix

pp. 443-448

Book Reviews

Birding on Borrowed Time (review)

pp. 449-453

Iconoclast: Abraham Flexner and a Life in Learning (review)

pp. 453-456

Comparative Biomechanics: Life's Physical World (review)

pp. 456-457

Universities in the Marketplace: The Commercialization of Higher Education (review)

pp. 457-461

Ion Adventure in the Heartland, vol 1 (review)

pp. 461-462

Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1772-1844: A Visionary Naturalist (review)

pp. 463-464

The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe (review)

pp. 464-468

Designing Our Descendants: The Promises and Perils of Genetic Modifications (review)

pp. 468-470

Suppressing the Diseases of Animals and Man: Theobald Smith, Microbiologist (review)

pp. 471-473

$1,000 Writing Award

$1,000 Writing Award

p. 474

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