Ethics and Emerging Technologies

  • Ronald L. Sandler

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: Technology and Ethics

    1. Ronald L. Sandler
      Pages 1-23
  3. General Reflections on Ethics and Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Section Overview

  4. Reproductive Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-62
    2. Section Overview

      1. Leon Kass
        Pages 76-89
      2. Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
        Pages 90-103
  5. Biomedical and Therapeutic Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-122
    2. Section Overview

  6. Human Enhancement Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-198
    2. Section Overview

      1. United States President’s Council on Bioethics
        Pages 199-217
      2. Nick Bostrom
        Pages 218-234

About this book

Introduction

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, artificial meat, neurotechnologies, information technologies, nanotechnology, sex selection, and more.

Keywords

ethics law morality philosophy

Editors and affiliations

  • Ronald L. Sandler
    • 1
  1. 1.Northeastern UniversityBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137349088
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-36703-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-34908-8
  • About this book