The Ethics Of Invention

Author: Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies John F Kennedy School of Government Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393078992
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We live in a world increasingly governed by technology but to what end?"

Technology And The Virtues

Author: Shannon Vallor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190498528
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This book locates a key to that future in the distant past: specifically, in the philosophical traditions of virtue ethics developed by classical thinkers from Aristotle and Confucius to the Buddha.

Ethics Within Engineering

Author: Wade L. Robison
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474286062
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In choosing any particular solution, engineers must make value choices. By focusing on the solving of these problems, Ethics Within Engineering shows how ethics is at the intellectual core of engineering.

Innovation And Its Enemies

Author: Calestous Juma
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190467053
Size: 46.67 MB
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This is just one of many areas where exponential advances in technology signal both hope and fear, leading to public controversy.

The End Of Sex And The Future Of Human Reproduction

Author: Henry T. Greely
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067454577X
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After IVF and preimplantation genetic diagnosis, parents will pick embryos for implantation, gestation, and birth. It will be easy, safe, lawful, and free, Henry Greely predicts.

Dreamscapes Of Modernity

Author: Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022627652X
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Through their varied disciplinary training and their willingness to join a common conversation, the contributors to this volume reveal the concept's reach from science and technology studies to neighboring fields such as anthropology, ...

Cycles Of Invention And Discovery

Author: Venkatesh Narayanamurti
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674967968
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Using Nobel Prize–winning examples like the transistor, laser, and magnetic resonance imaging, Venky Narayanamurti and Tolu Odumosu explore the daily micro-practices of research and show that distinctions between the search for knowledge ...

The Transhumanist Reader

Author: Max More
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118555996
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Featuring core writings by seminal thinkers in the speculative possibilities of the posthuman condition, essays address key philosophical arguments for and against human enhancement, explore the inevitability of life extension, and consider ...