Technology and Values

Technology and Values

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Technology and Values by Kristin Dr. Shrader-Frechette

Technology and Values provides a highly useful collection of essays organized around issues related to science, technology, public health, economics, the environment, and ethical theory. The editors present effective introductions that provide background information as well as philosophical tools and case studies to facilitate understanding of the variety of issues emanating from the most significant developments in technology, including the effects on privacy of the widespread use of computers to store and retrieve personal information and the ethical considerations of genetic engineering.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461643999
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/30/1997
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 496
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Kristin Shrader-Frechette is distinguished research professor in philosophy and in environmental sciences and policy at the University of South Florida. She holds degrees in mathematics, physics, and philosophy. She is the author of numerous books, including Ethics of Scientific Research (Rowman&Littlefield, 1994). Laura Westra is professor emerita of philosophy at the University of Windsor and the author or editor of numerous books, including An Environmental Proposal for Ethics (Rowman&Littlefield, 1994), Faces of Environmental Racism (Rowman&Littlefield, 1995), Perspectives on Ecological Integrity (Kluwer), The Greeks and the Environment (Rowman&Littlefield, 1997) and Technology and Values (Rowman&Littlefield, 1998). Bill Lawson is professor of philosophy at Michigan State University.

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