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March 30th, 2009

Human Enhancement & Nanotechnology Liveblogging Part 1

Abstract:
J. Hughes: Today I'm live-blogging from the Human Enhancement & Nanotechnology Conference at Western Michigan University at Kalamazoo. The conference is organized by the Ethics and Emerging Technologies which is headed by Patrick Lin at California State Polytechnic University.


There are about fifty folks here at the conference, with a nice mix from students to emeritus faculty, philosophers, political scientists and technologists. This is the final meeting a three year project funded by the National Science Foundation. The co-PIs on that grant with Patrick Lin are Fritz Allhoff and James Moor. Together they wrote Nanoethics: The Ethical and Social Implications of Nanotechnology So some of the folks speaking here at the meeting have met at some of the previous events in this project, or contributed to the book.

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