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July 8th, 2007

Remaking Humanity course at CBHD

Abstract:
Current developments in biotechnology, including human genetics, human-animal hybridization, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, pharmacologicals, and robotics, portend both great benefit and tremendous challenges to a truly human future. This course will explore these technological developments, elucidate a theory of specie-typical functioning, suggest a theological response to these developments, and analyze the ways they may affirm or erode human wellbeing.

2-3 hrs. Graduate credit available

BE/BIO 780

C. Christopher Hook, M.D., Institute Co-Director
Brent Waters, D.Phil., Institute Co-Director
The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity
Bannockburn, IL USA
July 16 - 18, 2007

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