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Our posthuman future : consequences of the biotechnology revolution

Author: Francis Fukuyama
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A social philosopher examines how the foundation of liberal democracy, which is the belief that all human beings are equal by nature, could be shattered by the biotechnology revolution.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Fukuyama
ISBN: 0374236437 9780374236434 1861972970 9781861972972
OCLC Number: 49502279
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A tale of two dystopias --
Sciences of the brain --
Neuropharmacology and the control of behavior --
The prolongation of life --
Genetic engineering --
Why we should worry --
Human rights --
Human nature --
Human dignity --
The political control of biotechnology --
How biotechnology is regulated today --
Policies for the future.
Responsibility: Francis Fukuyama.
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