By Kristin Hagen,Margret Engelhard,Georg Toepfer
"Synthetic biology" is the label of a brand new technoscientific box with many alternative points and agendas. One universal objective is to "create life", basically by utilizing engineering ideas to layout and regulate organic platforms for human use. In a much broader context, the subject has turn into one of many tremendous situations within the legitimization strategies linked to the political schedule to resolve worldwide issues of the help of (bio-)technological innovation. Conceptual-level and meta-level analyses are wanted: we should always deal with conceptual ambiguities to agree on what we speak about, and we have to spell out agendas to work out the disagreements clearly.
The booklet relies at the interdisciplinary summer time university "Analyzing the societal dimensions of man-made biology", which happened in Berlin in September 2014.
The contributions handle debatable discussions round the philosophical exam, public belief, ethical review and governance of artificial biology.
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Ambivalences of Creating Life: Societal and Philosophical Dimensions of Synthetic Biology (Ethics of Science and Technology Assessment) by Kristin Hagen,Margret Engelhard,Georg Toepfer