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De grens van de mens: Over techniek, ethiek en de menselijke natuur

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Waar ligt de grens van de mens? Nieuwe technologische ontwikkelingen kunnen mensen niet alleen ‘beter’ maken, maar ook ‘verbeteren’. De wereld is vol antidepressiva, ritalin, vruchtwaterpuncties, protheses en hersen- implantaten. Het is hoog tijd dat de ethiek zich gaat richten op de vraag hoe deze middelen een goede inbedding in de samenleving kunnen krijgen, aldus de ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published by Lemniscaat (first published March 2011)
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Sippy
Mar 20, 2016 Sippy rated it really liked it
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Interesting book, deserves a reread as it's not always very accessible, due to long sentences (sometimes a paragraph by themselves!) and a lot of philosophical jargon. The thesis that we should move forward towards an ethic of how we as humans wish to relate to technology without the transhumanism/'change nothing in the biology of humans' dichotomy is nevertheless worthwhile.
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May 21, 2015 Joost rated it really liked it
A decent introduction to the philosophy of technology. It works up to the ethical argument it wants to make in a way that's accessible. Was fun to teach from!
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