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Introduction: Definitions, Terms and Concepts

  • Nayef R. F. Al-Rodhan
Part of the St Antony’s Series book series

Abstract

In the world we live in, the issues surrounding science and technology often seem black and white. Scientific innovations are governed by the laws of physics, rules of reason, or by any number of seemingly strict guidelines and givens. Science and technology, we tend to believe, are realms where logic and order are king.

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Deep Brain Stimulation Human Nature Human Dignity Cosmetic Surgery Human Race 
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Notes

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© Nayef R.F. Al-Rodhan 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nayef R. F. Al-Rodhan
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.St Antony’s CollegeOxford UniversityUK
  2. 2.Geneva Centre for Security PolicyGenevaSwitzerland

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