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.

The End Of Sex And The Future Of Human Reproduction

Author: Henry T. Greely
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674728963
Size: 60.44 MB
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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
Size: 78.87 MB
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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, ...

Ethics Within Engineering

Author: Wade L. Robison
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474286062
Size: 52.60 MB
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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.

Science And Public Reason

Author: Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136288406
Size: 45.80 MB
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This collection of essays by Sheila Jasanoff explores how democratic governments construct public reason, that is, the forms of evidence and argument used in making state decisions accountable to citizens.

Society And Technological Change

Author: Rudi Volti
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1464157987
Size: 67.41 MB
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Brimming with Rudi Volti’s expertise and enthusiasm for its dynamic subject, this always timely volume helps students grasp the vast societal implications of a wide range of technological breakthroughs, both historic and contemporary.

Readings In The Philosophy Of Technology

Author: David M. Kaplan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742514898
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Readings in the Philosophy of Technology is a collection of the important works of both the forerunners of philosophy of technology and contemporary theorists, addressing a full range of topics on technology as it relates to ethics, ...

Innovation And Its Enemies

Author: Calestous Juma
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190467053
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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.