Nanotechnology: Ethical and Social Implications

Nanotechnology: Ethical and Social Implications


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439859537
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/16/2012
Series: Nano and Energy Series , #3
Pages: 365
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr. Ahmed S. Khan is a professor of Electronics and Electrical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Information Sciences at DeVry University, Addison, Illinois. He has 30 years of experience in research, instruction, curricula design, development, evaluation, implementation and program accreditation, management, and supervision. Dr. Khan is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE). He is also member of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) and has been listed in Who’s Who among America’s Teachers.

Table of Contents

Nanotechnology: An Introduction to Applications and Ethical and Social Issues, A.S. Khan

What’s Different, Ethically, About Nanotechnology? Foundational Questions and Answers, R.E. McGinn

The Beginning of Ethics: Confucius and Socrates, J. Yu

Ethics: A Conservative Christian Perspective, G. Anderson

Nanotechnology: Ethical and Social Issues, F.M. Salinas, D.M. Smith, and S. Viswanathan

The Unanticipated Consequences of Technology, T. Healy

Portraits in Carbon, T.Neff

Nanotechnology: Environment and Ecology, D. Newberry

Our Biopolitical Future: Four Scenarios, R. Hayes

Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture, A.S. Khan

The Future of Food: An Introduction to the Ethical Issues in Genetically Modified Foods, M.R. McLean

Titanium Dioxide (TiO2): A Versatile Semiconducting Material for Environmental and Antibacterial Applications, M.A. Shah

What Are the Social Implications of Our Delay in Teaching Nanoscience Education to K–12 Students in the United States? J. Light Feather

Nanotechnology Research and Science, Technology, and Society Education at Bilkent University, H.M. Ozaktas

Application of Simulation for Emulating Nanotechnology and Emerging Technologies in Education, A.S. Khan

Predicting the Future: Review of Public-Perception Studies of Nanotechnology, M. Siegrist

Nanotechnology: The Size of the Cosmos Versus the Size of Human Knowledge, A.S. Khan

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