Author Archives: Nathaniel Comfort

Book Review: Posthumans’ Inhumanity to Man


This article is in Summit on Human Gene Editing, Spring 2016


Posthumans’ Inhumanity to Man Eclipse of Man: Human Extinction and the Meaning of Progress by Charles T. Rubin. New York, NY: Encounter Books, 2014, 223 pp. In 1963, when the still-new science of molecular biology was reaping its first big harvest, the great bacterial geneticist Joshua Lederberg looked ahead to what the field might bring […]