Ferrari, Arianna and Nordmann, Alfred (2010) Beyond Conversation: Some Lessons for Nanoethics. NanoEthics, 4 (2). pp. 171-181.
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One of the aims of the DEEPEN project was to deepen ethical understanding of issues related to emerging nanotechnologies through an interdisciplinary approach utilizing insights from philosophy, ethics, and the social sciences. Accordingly, part of its final report was dedicated to the question of what was accomplished with regards to this aim and what further research is required. It relates two insights: Nanotechnologies intensify the ambivalence of ongoing, long-term developments; and yet, our intuitions and received story-lines fail us as a guide to ethical and political matters concerning nanotechnologies.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Limits of knowledge and control - Designing human and material nature - Co-production of responsibility - Risk/hope analysis - Power of technoscience|
|Subjects:||Social and Political Science > Societal and ethical aspects of nanotechnology|
|Deposited By:||Lesley Tobin|
|Deposited On:||28 Sep 2010 10:43|
|Last Modified:||28 Sep 2010 10:43|
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