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?

States Of Knowledge

Author: Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134328338
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Notes on contributors Acknowledgements 1. The Idiom of Co-production Sheila Jasanoff 2. Ordering Knowledge, Ordering Society Sheila Jasanoff 3. Climate Science and the Making of a Global Political Order Clark A. Miller 4.

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, ...

Technology And The Virtues

Author: Associate Professor of Philosophy Shannon Vallor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019049851X
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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.

Science And Public Reason

Author: Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136288406
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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.

Playing God

Author: John H. Evans
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226222615
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Playing God? asks why and explores the social forces that have led to the thinning out of public debate over human genetic engineering. John H. Evans contends that the problem lies in the structure of the debate itself.

The Transhumanist Reader

Author: Max More
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118555996
Size: 56.49 MB
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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 ...

The End Of Sex And The Future Of Human Reproduction

Author: Henry T. Greely
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674728963
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In this work of prophetic scholarship, Henry T. Greely explains the revolutionary biological technologies that make this future a seeming inevitability and sets out the deep ethical and legal challenges humanity faces as a result. ...

Earthly Politics

Author: Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262600590
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Globalization seen through the lens of environmentalgovernance; analyses of how the global and the local canaccommodate one another.