In Pursuit of Nanoethics

In Pursuit of Nanoethics

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This volume assembles an interdisciplinary team of leading academics, industry figures, policymakers and NGOs to consider the legal, ethical and social issues that are raised by innovations in nanoscience and nanotechnology. By bringing together international experts from a diverse range of fields this volume addresses the implications and impact that nanotechnology has on society. Through the exploration of six key themes the contributors analyse both the impact of nanotechnology and the emergence of the concept of nanoethics. Each section includes authors from both sides of the political and scientific divide incorporating both positive and negative perspectives on nanotechnology, as well as including discussions of associated concepts such as converging technologies. The result provides for the widest and most balanced discussion of these issues to date.We will suggest that this would increase the likelihood of modern wars being fought unjustly on both sides of the technological divide. ... We will be following suit for the purposes of this essay, to the extent that our discussion will proceed under the two assumptions which ... state-like actors can be justified in resorting to war, and secondly, that once states or state-like actors do resort to war, warfare can beanbsp;...

Title:In Pursuit of Nanoethics
Author:Bert Gordijn, Anthony Mark Cutter
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-09-30


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