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The Revolution of Hope: Toward a Humanized Technology

By: Erich Fromm

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Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000396


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Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution

By: Francis Fukuyama

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Publisher: Picador: 2003

Seller ID: 001643


A decade after his now-famous pronouncement of "the end of history," Francis Fukuyama argues that as a result of biomedical advances, we are facing the possibility of a future in which our humanity itself will be altered beyond recognition. Fukuyama sketches a brief history of man's changing understanding of human nature: from Plato and Aristotle to the modernity's utopians and dictators who sought to remake mankind for ideological ends. Fukuyama argues that the ability ... View more info

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The Roving Mind

By: Isaac Asimov

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Publisher: Prometheus Books: 1983

Seller ID: 001023


Isaac Asimov's death on April 6, 1992, was a great loss to literature, science, and freethought. The vision of one of America's most prolific authors is unmatched today, and his pointed honesty shines through in this fascinating collection of essays. Asimov demonstrates his extraordinary skill at disseminating knowledge from across the spectrum of scientific disciplines as his "roving mind" ranges from the polemical to the persuasive, from the speculative to the realisti... View more info

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Human Cloning and Human Dignity: The Report of the President's Council On Bioethics

By: Leon R. Kass

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Publisher: PublicAffairs: 2002

Seller ID: 001644


Few avenues of scientific inquiry raise more thorny ethical questions than the cloning of human beings, a radical way to control our DNA. In August 2001, in conjunction with his decision to permit limited federal funding for stem-cell research, President George W. Bush created the President's Council on Bioethics to address the ethical ramifications of biomedical innovation. Over the past year the Council, whose members comprise an all-star team of leading scientists, do... View more info

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The Scientific Renaissance: 1450-1630

By: Marie Boas Hall

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2013

Seller ID: 001593


Stimulating, illuminating, and thoughtfully presented, this study explores the early stages of the scientific revolution. A noted historian of science examines the Copernican revolution, the anatomical work of Vesalius, the work of Paracelsus, Harvey's discovery of the circulatory system, the effects of Galileo's telescopic discoveries, and much more. View more info

More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement

By: Ramez Naam

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2005

Seller ID: 001680


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