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Neurotechnologies and the Human Image: Open Questions on Neuroprotection

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Part of the Ethics of Science and Technology Assessment book series (ETHICSSCI,volume 49)

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Current neurotechnological progress opens a number of ethical, philosophical, and political debates. In this chapter, we claim that such progress also implies a more fundamental change in the way we understand the concept of human being. We explore the idea that the analysis of the impact of neurotechnological progress in the way in which we understand and protect the human mind should also motivate a profound reflection of the way in which science has been changing the way in which we understand the human condition.

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  • Neurotechnology
  • Ethics
  • Human condition
  • Human image

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López-Silva, P., Valera, L. (2022). Neurotechnologies and the Human Image: Open Questions on Neuroprotection. In: López-Silva, P., Valera, L. (eds) Protecting the Mind. Ethics of Science and Technology Assessment, vol 49. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94032-4_15

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