In Pursuit of Nanoethics (inbunden)
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Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Cutter, Anthony Mark (ed.), Gordijn, Bert (ed.)
VIII, 211 p.
235 x 155 x 14 mm
4558 g
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In Pursuit of Nanoethics (inbunden)

In Pursuit of Nanoethics

Transatlantic Reflections on Nanotechnology

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The volume contributes to the ongoing nanoethics debate in four topical areas. The first part tackles questions of what could be called 'meta-nanoethics'. Its focus lies on basic concepts and the issue of what - if anything - is truly novel and special about the new field of nanoethics or its subject matter. The second part of this volume presents a selection of interesting perspectives on some of the opportunities and challenges of nanotechnology. Part three takes a more in depth look at one of the most pressing current concerns: how to deal with the risks and uncertainties surrounding nanotechnology in a responsible manner. In its fourth and final part the volume touches on issues of public debate and policy.
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From the book reviews: "In Pursuit of Nanoethics is a welcome contribution to the field. I found myself recommending many of the selections to colleagues working in various areas of applied ethics and have gone back to many of the pieces to inform my own future research directions. From the novice student to the experienced scholar, this volume has something to offer for everyone, especially for those interested in integrating publics into the discourse around nanoethics." (Stephanie E. Vasko, NanoEthics, Vol. 8, 2014)


In Pursuit of Nanoethics: An Introduction.. 7 Bert Gordijn and Anthony Mark Cutter 7 Part 1 Concepts and Novelty.. 17 On the Novelty of Nanotechnology: A Philosophical Essay. 19 Joachim Schummer 19 Does nanotechnology require a new "Nanoethics"?. 31 Soren Holm 31 GM Food and Nanotechnology. 38 Ronald Sandler 38 Part 2 Opportunities and Challenges.. 55 Nanomedicine and Body Modification: Critical Perspectives.. 57 Melanie Latham 57 Nanotechnology and Biodiversity. 67 Darryl Macer 67 Nanotechnologically Enhanced Combat Systems: The Downside of Invulnerability. 79 Robert Simpson and Robert Sparrow 79 Part 3 Risks and Precaution... 91 Risk, Precaution, and Nanotechnology. 93 Fritz Allhoff 93 The Risks of Nanomedicine and the Precautionary Principle. 112 Roberto Andorno and Nikola Biller-Andorno 112 Ethical and Societal Values in Nanotoxicology. 124 Kevin C. Elliott 124 Part 4 Public Debate and Policy.. 138 Nanotechnology, Risk and Public Perceptions.. 140 Philip Macnaghten 140 Unlocking the futures of nanotechology. Future-oriented narratives and access to the public discourse on nanoscale. 152 Simone Arnaldi 152 Nanotechnology and ethics - European public policies.. 161 Henk ten Have 161