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Author Coeckelbergh, Mark.
Title Human being @ risk [electronic resource] : enhancement, technology, and the evaluation of vulnerability transformations / Mark Coeckelbergh.
Publication Info. Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Philosophy of engineering and technology ; v.12.
Contents Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: The transhumanist challenge -- Chapter 3: Anthropology of vulnerability -- Chapter 4: Cultures and transformations of vulnerability -- Chapter 5: Ethics of vulnerability (i): Implications for ethics of technology -- Chapter 6: Ethics of vulnerability (ii): Imagining the posthuman future -- Chapter 7: Ethics of vulnerability (iii): Vulnerability in the information age -- Chapter 8: Politics of vulnerability: Freedom, justice, and the public/private distinction -- Chapter 9: Normative aesthetics of vulnerability: The art of coping with vulnerability -- Chapter 10: Conclusions: The heel and the arrow.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Technology -- Philosophy.
Human genetics -- Philosophy.
Biomedical engineering -- Philosophy.
Ethics.
Phenomenology.
Philosophy.
Philosophy of Man.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Added Title Human being at risk
ISBN 9789400760257 (electronic bk.)
9400760256 (electronic bk.)
9789400760240
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