The Resource Our grandchildren redesigned : life in the bioengineered society of the near future, Michael Bess

Our grandchildren redesigned : life in the bioengineered society of the near future, Michael Bess

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Our grandchildren redesigned : life in the bioengineered society of the near future
Title
Our grandchildren redesigned
Title remainder
life in the bioengineered society of the near future
Statement of responsibility
Michael Bess
Title variation
Life in the bioengineered society of the near future
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bess, Michael
Index
index present
LC call number
R856
LC item number
.B44 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2015 L-055
  • QT 36
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Medical innovations
  • Social change
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Medical innovations
  • Social change
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Enhancement
  • Social Change
Label
Our grandchildren redesigned : life in the bioengineered society of the near future, Michael Bess
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-228) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Envisioning the future : between the Jetsons and the Singularity -- Pharmaceuticals -- Bioelectronics -- Genetics and epigenetics -- Wild cards : nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, robotics, synthetic biology -- Should we re-engineer the human condition? -- Who gets enhanced? -- A fragmenting species? : cultural preferences inscribed into biology -- If I ran the zoo. adventures along the plant/animal/human/machine borderlands -- Mechanization of the self -- Turbocharging moral character -- Shared intimacies: monitoring and transmitting mental contents -- Virtual reality and (yawn) this other reality -- Til death do us no longer part. Implications of extremely long healthspans -- New sounds for the old guitar : sex, food, privacy, the arts, warfare -- Why extreme modifications should be postponed, or, the Singularity can wait -- Humane values in a world of moderate enhancements -- What you and I can do today -- Enhancing humility : some concluding thoughts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 298 pages
Isbn
9780807052174
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015004102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40025351470
Stock number
99965441622
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900594511
  • (OCoLC)ocn900594511
Label
Our grandchildren redesigned : life in the bioengineered society of the near future, Michael Bess
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Envisioning the future : between the Jetsons and the Singularity -- Pharmaceuticals -- Bioelectronics -- Genetics and epigenetics -- Wild cards : nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, robotics, synthetic biology -- Should we re-engineer the human condition? -- Who gets enhanced? -- A fragmenting species? : cultural preferences inscribed into biology -- If I ran the zoo. adventures along the plant/animal/human/machine borderlands -- Mechanization of the self -- Turbocharging moral character -- Shared intimacies: monitoring and transmitting mental contents -- Virtual reality and (yawn) this other reality -- Til death do us no longer part. Implications of extremely long healthspans -- New sounds for the old guitar : sex, food, privacy, the arts, warfare -- Why extreme modifications should be postponed, or, the Singularity can wait -- Humane values in a world of moderate enhancements -- What you and I can do today -- Enhancing humility : some concluding thoughts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 298 pages
Isbn
9780807052174
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015004102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40025351470
Stock number
99965441622
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900594511
  • (OCoLC)ocn900594511

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