Category Archives: bioethic

»Yes, we can« – Die Energiewende nimmt Form an

von Lars Jäger    „Yes, We Can“ war der Slogan des jungen Senators Barack Obama im US- Präsidentschaftswahlkampf 2008. Es waren Worte der Hoffnung und der Visionen vieler, die sich in Amerika nach achtjähriger Präsidentschaft Georg W. Bushs und seiner … Continue reading

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Becoming Animal – How our Relationship with Nature, connected with the Senses, has developed to where we are now.

[A Film Review] Dorit Nafshy „As we humans are spending more and more time entranced by our artifacts, caught up in a dazzle of the digital screen, it enables us not to notice, not to feel, what’s really going on … Continue reading

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Auf dem Weg zu künstlich hergestelltem Leben – Von Designer-Bakterien zum Designer-Menschen?

Bislang, durch entsprechende Manipulationen der äußeren Welt, formte der Mensch die Natur. Inzwischen haben wir einen Punkt erreicht, an dem die Technologie beginnt, den Menschen zu formen. Dass das Editieren unserer Gene sowohl in utopische als auch dystopische Szenarien münden … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Biochip Implants

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Human Enhancement – The Role of Art and Design

Already mentioned before, but in context of certain art and design positions in terms of human enhancement technologies we would like to draw attention again to some of the RCA (Royal College of Art, London) projects in this field: The Methods Network was … Continue reading

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German Books on enhancement, bioethics, body aesthetics and transhumanity.

In context of our latest book recommendation we would also like to mention a couple of german publications around the enhancement debate. First of all the nicely compiled “No body is perfect” (Editors: Johann S. Ach, Arnd Pollmann), which compiles 17 … Continue reading

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