Book 2014

Ethics and Emerging Technologies

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ISBN: 978-0-230-36703-6 (Print) 978-1-137-34908-8 (Online)

Table of contents (37 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Introduction: Technology and Ethics

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      Pages 1-23

      Introduction: Technology and Ethics

  3. General Reflections on Ethics and Technology

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      Pages 25-25

    2. Section Overview

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        Pages 27-36

        Technology: Practice and Culture

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        Pages 37-47

        Technology and Responsibility: Reflections on the New Tasks of Ethics

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        Pages 48-60

        Technologies as Forms of Life

  4. Reproductive Technologies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-62

    2. Section Overview

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        Pages 63-75

        Reproductive Technologies: Ethical Debates

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        Pages 76-89

        Preventing a Brave New World

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        Pages 90-103

        The Ethics of Sex Selection

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        Pages 104-119

        Selecting Children: The Ethics of Reproductive Genetic Engineering

  5. Biomedical and Therapeutic Technologies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-122

    2. Section Overview

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        Pages 123-138

        Ethical Issues in Human Stem Cell Research: Embryos and Beyond

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        Pages 139-154

        Crossing Species Boundaries

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        Pages 155-166

        The Coming Era of Nanomedicine

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        Pages 167-179

        Psychopharmacology and Functional Neurosurgery: Manipulating Memory, Thought, and Mood

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        Pages 180-195

        Incentivizing Access and Innovation for Essential Medicines: A Survey of the Problem and Proposed Solutions

  6. Human Enhancement Technologies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-198

    2. Section Overview

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        Pages 199-217

        “Beyond Therapy”

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        Pages 218-234

        Why I Want to Be a Posthuman When I Grow Up

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        Pages 235-251

        Moral Enhancement

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        Pages 252-266

        Enhancing Justice?

  7. Information Technologies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 267-268

    2. Section Overview

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        Pages 269-284

        Bigger Monster, Weaker Chains: The Growth of an American Surveillance Society

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        Pages 285-299

        Nanotechnology and Privacy: The Instructive Case of RFID

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        Pages 300-314

        Intellectual Property: Legal and Moral Challenges of Online File Sharing

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