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.

Society And Technological Change

Author: Rudi Volti
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1464157987
Size: 64.35 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.

Innovation And Its Enemies

Author: Calestous Juma
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190467053
Size: 75.45 MB
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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.

Our Final Invention

Author: James Barrat
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250032261
Size: 77.21 MB
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Through profiles of tech visionaries, industry watchdogs, and groundbreaking AI systems, Our Final Invention explores the perils of the heedless pursuit of advanced AI. Until now, human intelligence has had no rival.

Posthuman Life

Author: David Roden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317592328
Size: 24.14 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.

States Of Knowledge

Author: Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134328338
Size: 31.60 MB
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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.

The Handbook Of Science And Technology Studies

Author: Ulrike Felt
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035685
Size: 26.31 MB
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The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies provides a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the field, reviewing current research and major theoretical and methodological approaches in a way that is accessible to both new and ...

Patent Politics

Author: Shobita Parthasarathy
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643785X
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Introduction -- Defining the public interest in the US and European patent systems -- Confronting the questions of life-form patentability -- Commodification, animal dignity, and patent-system publics -- Forging new patent politics through ...

Physics Of The Future

Author: Michio Kaku
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141931396
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Internationally acclaimed physicist Dr Michio Kaku holds the Henry Semat Chair in Theoretical Physics at the City University of New York.