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Shaping our selves : on technology, flourishing, and a habit of thinking

Author: Erik Parens
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2016, ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The bioethical debates between critics and enthusiasts about using technologies to shape our selves are sometimes acrimonious.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Parens
ISBN: 9780190211745 0190211741 9780190645892 019064589X
OCLC Number: 975368630
Description: 1 v. (XI-200 pages) ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction Chapter 1: Seeing from Somewhere in Particular Chapter 2: Embracing Binocularity Chapter 3: Creativity and Gratitude Chapter 4: Technology as Value-Free and as Value-LadenChapter 5: Nobody's against True EnhancementChapter 6: Comprehending Persons as Subjects and as ObjectsChapter 7: Respecting Persons as Subjects and as ObjectsClosing Thoughts
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