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Author Moore, Pete, 1962-

Title Enhancing me : the hope and the hype of human enhancement / Pete Moore.

Imprint Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2008.

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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 261 pages) : illustrations (some color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series TechKnow
TechKnow.
Note Print version record.
Contents Enhancing Me: The Hope and the Hype of Human Enhancement; Contents; Introduction; I: Longer Than Life; II: Brighter Than Life; III: BETTER THAN LIFE; IV: FASTER THAN LIFE; V: HYPE OR HOPE?; Index.
Summary Science is developing more and more potential for human beings to enhance themselves. The pace of change is rapid, and some people are already warning that we are heading for a post-human future populated by ever-lasting, self-sustaining intelligence systems into which the contents of a human mind have been poured ... Is this true? In Enhancing Me, Pete Moore examines the ways in which technology can change our bodies, our brains, our emotions, and how long we live. He talks to people who have actually been 'enhanced' to find out what it's like and how beneficial it is; and to the experts to fi.
Subject Medical technology.
Medical technology -- Social aspects.
Human body -- Forecasting.
Genetic engineering.
Biotechnology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Biotechnology -- ethics.
Human Body.
Genetic Engineering -- ethics.
MEDICAL -- Ethics.
Biotechnology -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst00832760
Genetic engineering. (OCoLC)fst00940027
Medical technology. (OCoLC)fst01014742
Medical technology -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01014766
Medizinische Ethik
Transhumanismus
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Moore, Pete, 1962- Enhancing me. Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2008 9780470724095 (DLC) 2008295384 (OCoLC)182736487
ISBN 9780470699997 (electronic bk.)
047069999X (electronic bk.)
1282342657
9781282342651
0470724099 (paper)
9780470724095 (paper)
Standard No. 9786612342653
AU@ 000048785701
AU@ 000051546949
CDX 11287520
DEBBG BV043148112
DEBBG BV044140091
DEBSZ 421852461
GBVCP 803326149
NZ1 13340421

 
    
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