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The Future of Human Nature

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Recent developments in biotechnology and genetic research are raising complex ethical questions concerning the legitimate scope and limits of genetic intervention. As we begin to contemplate the possibility of intervening in the human genome to prevent diseases, we cannot help but feel that the human species might soon be able to take its biological evolution in its own ha ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published April 18th 2003 by Polity Press (first published 2001)
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Ferda Nihat Koksoy
JÜRGEN HABERMAS, PhD, Prof, Filozof-Sosyolog, Frankfurt Felsefe Okulu Üyesi, Heidelberg-Frankfurt Universiteleri, Max-Planck Enstitüsü Direktörü, Amerikan Sanat-Bilim Akademisi Onur Üyesi, Alman Yayıncılar Birliği Barış Ödülü Sahibi; ALM-2001, TR-2003, Everest Yayın (2.Baskı), Çeviren: Kaan H. Öktem, 176 sf.
Kitaptan Alıntılar ve Sentezlerim:
-Kant'ın 'herkese adalet ve iyi-doğru hayat öğretisi' şeklinde tanımladığı etik, Adorno'ya gö
Shannon White
extended essays often offer readers the opportunity to learn the bulletted points of a given philosophy without reading several thousands of pages of literature; this book/ extended essay, though written to address the ethical issues of genetic engineering, concisely exposes the reader to the methods and the most reputed insights of the frankfurt school's most influential, living philosopher: jurgen habermas. while i tend to have more of an appreciation for existentialism and post-modernism than ...more
Habermas cerca di opporre delle ragioni agli interventi genetici sull'uomo (ma anche alla diagnosi preimpianto o all'uso di embrioni umani per la ricerca scientifica) senza ricorrere ad argomenti religiosi o parareligiosi.
Impresa difficile e, per quanto mi riguarda, poco riuscita.
Sfrondato dai paramenti concettuali un po' fumosi tipici della filosofia continentale, il succo del ragionamento di Habermas è questo: se accettiamo interventi genetici (strumentali) su individui futuri, rischiamo di no
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Ivars Neiders
The writing is sometimes unbearable, although some observations are valuable and interesting.
مدارس فلسفية كثيرة تتحدث في مستقبل الإنسان الطبيعي، وهذا الكتاب يسلط الضوء على آرائها ويناقشها في باب النسالة الليبرالية ويسلط الضوء على التعديل الجيني. أخذت الكتاب للتعرف على "كلمة" ومشروعها الجاد في الترجمة، وأعجبتني اللغة في الكتاب، إلا أن الموضوع نفسه كان صعبًا علي في بعض المواضيع.
I had a hard time understanding the point in several sections, and what I did understand, I mostly didn't like.
some new points of view comes with this book. Deserves your time for sure.
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Jürgen Habermas is a German sociologist and philosopher in the tradition of critical theory and American pragmatism. He is perhaps best known for his work on the concept of the public sphere, the topic of his first book entitled The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere. His work focuses on the foundations of social theory and epistemology, the analysis of advanced capitalistic societies ...more
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