Here we articulate a 2011 vision for the future of genomics research and describe the path towards an era of genomic medicine.The terms, concepts, and categories used in international studies derive from an assortment of academic disciplines.This approach is developed in the liberal tradition.Terms marked #2 from Raymond Williams, Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1976).Terms marked #3 from Adam Kuper and Jessica Kuper, The Social Science Encyclopedia, (London: Routledge, 1996).
There has been much progress in genomics in the ten years since a draft sequence of the human genome was published.
Opportunities for understanding health and disease are now unprecedented, as advances in genomics are harnessed to obtain robust foundational knowledge about the structure and function of the human genome and about the genetic contributions to human health and disease.
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In Weberian terms, Hobbess account is a legal-rational one.
It is, for Hobbes, rational to form a free social contract with a sovereign, providing that the sovereign maintains the social order and delivers peace.