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Ethics and Emerging Technologies

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ISBN-10: 0230367038

ISBN-13: 9780230367036

Edition: 2014

Authors: Ronald L. Sandler

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Technology shapes every aspect of human experience and it is the primary driver of social and ecological change. Given this, it is surprising that we spend so little time studying, analyzing, and evaluating new technologies. Occasionally, an issue grabs public attention-for example, the use of human embryonic stem cells in medical research or online file sharing of music and movies. However, these are the exceptions. For the most part, we enthusiastically embrace each new technology and application with little critical reflection on how it will impact our lives and our world. What is more, when an issue raised by an emerging technology is attended to, we often lack the language, concepts,…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 583
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Ronald Sandler is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Northeastern University.