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Title Engineering the human [electronic resource] : human enhancement between fiction and fascination / Bert Jaap Koops...[et al.], editors.
Publication Info. Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents Towards Homo Manufactus? : An Introduction to this Volume / Christoph H. Luthy, Bert-Jaap Koops -- Historical and Philosophical Reflections on Natural, Enhanced and Artificial Men and Women / Christoph H. Luthy -- Changing the Body Through the Centuries / Theo Mulder -- Human Enhancement in Futures Explorations / Lucas Cornips, Marjolein van Asselt -- Genetic Enhancement of Human Beings: Reality or Fiction? / Annemiek Nelis, Danielle Posthuma -- Gulliver's Next Travels: A Journey into the Land of Biomaterials and Synthetic Life / Annemiek Nelis, Hub Zwart -- Human Robots and Robotic Humans / Catholijn M. Jonker, Annemiek Nelis -- Human Enhancement, Evolution and Lifespan: Evolving Towards Immortality? / Simon Verhulst -- Opting for Prevention: Human Enhancement and Genetic Testing / Annemiek Nelis, Symone Detmar, Elske van den Akker -- A Unique Copy: The Life and Identity of Clones in Literary Fiction / Bert-Jaap Koops -- Parents' Responsibility for Their Choices Regarding the Enhancement of Their Child / Carla Sieburgh -- Concering 'humans' and 'human' rights. Human enhancement from the perspective of fundamental rights / Bert-Jaap Koops -- Conclusion: the debate about human enhancement / Bert-Jaap Koops.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Subject Genetic Engineering.
Genetic Engineering -- ethics.
Human Engineering.
Biotechnology.
Genetic engineering.
Genetic engineering -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Biotechnology.
Added Author Koops, Bert-Jaap.
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Related To Print version: Koops, Bert-Jaap Engineering the Human : Human Enhancement Between Fiction and Fascination Dordrecht : Springer,c2013 9783642350955
ISBN 9783642350962 (electronic bk.)
3642350968 (electronic bk.)
9783642350955
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