Nanotechnology Challenges: Implications For Philosophy, Ethics And Society

By Joachim Schummer

Nanotechnology is an rising and quickly transforming into box whose dynamics and customers pose many nice demanding situations not just to scientists and engineers but additionally to society at huge. This quantity contains the cutting-edge philosophical, moral, and sociological mirrored image on nanotechnology, written via prime students from the arts and social sciences in North the USA and Europe. It unravels the philosophical underpinnings of nanotechnology, its metaphysical and epistemological foundations, and its conceptual complexity. It explores the moral problems with nanotechnology, its effect on human, environmental, and social stipulations, and the choices for affordable hazard administration. It examines the general public discourse on nanotechnology and its similar visions and gives either classes from the earlier and outlooks for the long run.

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