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Science, Virtue, and the Future of Humanity

edited by Peter Augustine Lawler and Marc D. Guerra
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9780739186497 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780739186503 (electronic)
Contents
  • Introduction : observations on American liberty : my report from the front / Peter Augustine Lawler
  • Pensions and health care in an aging society / James C. Capretta
  • The demographic challenge to entitlements : a comment, criticism, and caveat / William English
  • An earned humility : reflections on professional obligations to the living kidney donor / Benjamin Hippen
  • The science of politics and the conquest of nature / Patrick J. Deneen
  • The problem with "friendly" artificial intelligence / Adam Keiper and Ari N. Schulman
  • The case for enhancing people / Ronald Bailey
  • Justice without foundations / Robert P. Kraynak
  • Blame it on my genotype (if not my criminal brain) : materialist metaphysics and the loss of human dignity / J. Daryl Charles
  • Libertarians vs. liberal learning / Peter Augustine Lawler
  • Machine morality and human responsibility / Charles T. Rubin
  • Tocqueville on technology / Benjamin Storey
  • The place of liberal education in contemporary higher education / Marc D. Guerra.
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pages cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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