The Resource Humanity's end : why we should reject radical enhancement, Nicholas Agar, (ebook)

Humanity's end : why we should reject radical enhancement, Nicholas Agar, (ebook)

Label
Humanity's end : why we should reject radical enhancement
Title
Humanity's end
Title remainder
why we should reject radical enhancement
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Agar
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Agar, Nicholas
Dewey number
303.48/3
Index
index present
LC call number
GN281
LC item number
.A33 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • NC Live e-Pub Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Life and mind
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  • Human evolution
  • Technological innovations
Label
Humanity's end : why we should reject radical enhancement, Nicholas Agar, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3339444
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Bradford book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-215) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
What is radical enhancement? -- Radical enhancement and posthumanity -- The technologist : Ray Kurzweil and the law of accelerating returns -- Is uploading ourselves into machines a good bet? -- The therapist : Aubrey de Grey's strategies for engineered negligible senescence -- Who wants to live forever? -- The philosopher : Nick Bostrom on the morality of enhancement -- The sociologist : James Hughes and the many paths of moral enhancement -- A species-relativist conclusion about radical enhancement
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 219 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3339444
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3339444
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3339444
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10562042
  • (CaONFJC)MIL359409
  • (OCoLC)793519690
Label
Humanity's end : why we should reject radical enhancement, Nicholas Agar, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3339444
Publication
Note
"A Bradford book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-215) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
What is radical enhancement? -- Radical enhancement and posthumanity -- The technologist : Ray Kurzweil and the law of accelerating returns -- Is uploading ourselves into machines a good bet? -- The therapist : Aubrey de Grey's strategies for engineered negligible senescence -- Who wants to live forever? -- The philosopher : Nick Bostrom on the morality of enhancement -- The sociologist : James Hughes and the many paths of moral enhancement -- A species-relativist conclusion about radical enhancement
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 219 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3339444
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3339444
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3339444
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10562042
  • (CaONFJC)MIL359409
  • (OCoLC)793519690

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