Enhancing Me: The Hope and the Hype of Human Enhancement (Science Museum TechKnow Series)

Enhancing Me: The Hope and the Hype of Human Enhancement (Science Museum TechKnow Series)

by Pete Moore
     
 

TechKnow

Curious about technology? want to join the discussion on how it will affect our futures?

If so, this series will get you up to speed with the most thought-provoking issues of the day and leave you wanting more. Each book brings to life a particular area of technology and takes an informal, sometimes controversial but always challenging

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TechKnow

Curious about technology? want to join the discussion on how it will affect our futures?

If so, this series will get you up to speed with the most thought-provoking issues of the day and leave you wanting more. Each book brings to life a particular area of technology and takes an informal, sometimes controversial but always challenging look at where we are now, where future developments will take us - and how they will affect us as individuals and as a society. Peppered with real-life stories from across the globe and interviews with those at the cutting edge, these books, will fuel your mind and get you thinking beyond the technology headlines!

www.danacentre.org.uk/techknow

The Dana is the Science Museum's purpose-built, adults-only venue for interactive events that explore how advances in contemporary science, technology, engineering and medicine impact on our culture and society.

Every week the Dana Centre hosts events which bring together experts from many disciplines, including art, history and sociology, as well as science and technology. Their viewpoints are contrasted with personal opinions to provide different and often controversial perspectives on issues that affect us all.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...examines different possibilities of human enhancement...looks at technical issues, philosophical issues, and towards the super human" (BBC Focus, September 2008)

"A thoughtful and thought provoking book." (PopularScience.co.uk)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470724095
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/13/2008
Series:
Science Museum TechKnow Series, #4
Pages:
276
Sales rank:
1,064,183
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Moore has been a freelance science writer since 1993, and Specialises in making 'academish' intelligible to people who only speak English! He's received six national awards for his work, and has made numerous appearances on radio and television. Pete is also a public speaker and a member of toastmasters International, as well as a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a visiting lecturer in ethics at Trinity College Bristol, and a course tutor on the Science Communication MSc at the University of the West of England, Bristol.

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