Evolution and the Future: Anthropology, Ethics, Religion- In cooperation with Nikola Grimm

Evolution and the Future: Anthropology, Ethics, Religion- In cooperation with Nikola Grimm


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631623695
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/30/2013
Series: Beyond Humanism: Trans- and Posthumanism / Jenseits des Humanismus: Trans- und Posthumanismus Series , #5
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner has a Dr. phil. in philosophy and is Lecturer of Medical Ethics at the Institute of History and Ethics of Medicine at the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg.
Branka-Rista Jovanovic has studied philosophy at the University of Belgrade and Munich and has been working for several NGOs.

Table of Contents

Contents: Stefan Lorenz Sorgner/Nikola Grimm: Introduction. Evolution Today – Hille Haker: The Responsible Self. Questions after Darwin – Otfried Höffe: Homo Sapiens, Animal Morabile. A Sketch of a Philosophical Moral Anthropology – Sarah Chan: Enhancement and Evolution – Nikolaus Knoepffler: Ethical Assessment of Human Genetic Enhancement – Stefan Lorenz Sorgner: Evolution, Education, and Genetic Enhancement – Francisco J. Ayala: On the Origins of Modern Science. Copernicus and Darwin – Mikhail Epstein: Technology as a New Theology. From «New Atheism» to Technotheism – Dietmar Mieth: Evolution and the Question of God and Morality. The Debate over Richard Dawkins – Vojin Rakic: Evolutionary Theory Applied to Institutions. The Impact of Europeanization on Higher Education Policies – Michael Leslie: Music and Evolution. DNA and the Evolution of Motifs in Beethovens greatest Piano Work «The Hammerklavier Sonata».

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