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Allhoff, Fritz

What Is Nanotechnology and Why Does It Matter : From Science to Ethics

Allhoff, Fritz - What Is Nanotechnology and Why Does It Matter : From Science to Ethics, ebook

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Ongoing research in nanotechnology promises both innovations and risks, potentially and profoundly changing the world. This book helps to promote a balanced understanding of this important emerging technology, offering an informed and impartial look at the technology, its science, and its social impact and ethics.

  • Nanotechnology is crucial for the next generation of industries, financial markets, research labs, and our everyday lives; this book provides an informed and balanced look at nanotechnology and its social impact

  • Offers a comprehensive background discussion on nanotechnology itself, including its history, its science, and its tools, creating a clear understanding of the technology needed to evaluate ethics and social issues

  • Authored by a nanoscientist and philosophers, offers an accurate and accessible look at the science while providing an ideal text for ethics and philosophy courses

  • Explores the most immediate and urgent areas of social impact of nanotechnology

Keywords: risk, nanomaterials, ethics, nanotethics, human enhancement, military, medicine

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
248 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444318005
Printed ISBN
9781405175456

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