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 And Emerging Technologies

Author: Ronald Sandler
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137349085
Size: 68.46 MB
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First and only undergraduate textbook that addresses the social and ethical issues associated with a wide array of emerging technologies, including genetic modification, human enhancement, geoengineering, robotics, virtual reality, ...

Dreamscapes Of Modernity

Author: Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022627666X
Size: 62.61 MB
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Dreamscapes of Modernity offers the first book-length treatment of sociotechnical imaginaries, a concept originated by Sheila Jasanoff and developed in close collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to describe how visions of scientific and ...

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.

Society And Technological Change

Author: Rudi Volti
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1464157987
Size: 30.62 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.

Ethics Within Engineering

Author: Wade L. Robison
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474286062
Size: 28.94 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.

Technoculture

Author: Debra Benita Shaw
Publisher: Berg
ISBN: 1847886191
Size: 33.40 MB
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We live in a world where science and technology shape the global economy and everyday culture, where new biotechnologies are changing what we eat and how we can reproduce, and where email, mobiles and the internet have revolutionised the ...

Posthuman Life

Author: David Roden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317592328
Size: 21.50 MB
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Posthuman Life develops a critical metaphysics of posthuman succession and argues that only a truly speculative posthumanism can support an ethics that meets the challenge of the transformative potential of technology.

Human Kindness And The Smell Of Warm Croissants

Author: Ruwen Ogien
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023153924X
Size: 74.42 MB
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A beloved best-seller in France, Human Kindness and the Smell of Warm Croissants makes philosophy fun, tactile, and popular. Moral thinking is simple, Ruwen Ogien argues, and as inherent as the senses.