The Ethics Of Invention

Author: Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies John F Kennedy School of Government Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393078992
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We live in a world increasingly governed by technology but to what end?"

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.

Innovation And Its Enemies

Author: Calestous Juma
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190467053
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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.

Dreamscapes Of Modernity

Author: Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022627666X
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Dreamscapes of Modernity offers the first book-length treatment of sociotechnical imaginaries, a concept originated by Sheila Jasanoff and developed in close collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to describe how visions of scientific and ...

Society And Technological Change

Author: Rudi Volti
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1464157987
Size: 45.98 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.

Human Kindness And The Smell Of Warm Croissants

Author: Ruwen Ogien
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023153924X
Size: 39.55 MB
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A beloved best-seller in France, Human Kindness and the Smell of Warm Croissants makes philosophy fun, tactile, and popular. Moral thinking is simple, Ruwen Ogien argues, and as inherent as the senses.

Posthuman Life

Author: David Roden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317592328
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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.

Earthly Politics

Author: Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262600590
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Globalization seen through the lens of environmentalgovernance; analyses of how the global and the local canaccommodate one another.

Our Final Invention

Author: James Barrat
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250032261
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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.