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The Future of Human Nature: A Symposium on the Promises and Challenges of the Revolutions in Genomics and Computer Science (Conference)

 

 

 

Series: Pardee Center Conference Series
Organized by: Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future
Primary Speakers: Kenneth Lewes, Tommaso Toffoli, Stanley Rosen, Evelyn Fox Keller, and Lynn Margulis
Dates: April 10, 11, and 12, 2003
Location: Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, Boston University, Boston, MA
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  • Presentations
      • Kenneth Lewes, Discussion Leader
        “Prolegomena”
      • Charles Cantor
        “Human Evolution at the Crossroads”
      • Lee Silver
        “The Inevitability of Human Genetic Enhancement and Its Impact on Humanity”
    • SESSION TWO
      • Tommaso Toffoli, Discussion Leader
      • Marvin Minsky
        “What’s Wrong with People?”
      • Christine Peterson
        “Preserving Human Nature: Peaceful Coexistence Among Diverse Entities in a World of Hyper-Advanced Technology”
    • SESSION THREE
      • Kenneth Lewes, Discussion Leader
      • Steven Pinker
        “Can We Change Human Nature?”
      • Richard Schacht
        “The Future of Human Nature”
    • SESSION FOUR
      • Stanley Rosen, Discussion Leader
      • Daniel Kevles
        “Science and the Deconstruction of Human Nature”
      • George Annas
        “Genism, Racism, and the Prospect of Genetic Genocide”
    • SESSION FIVE
      • Evelyn Fox Keller, Discussion Leader
      • George Church
        “Ecology, Economics, and Exponentials: Modeling Technological Goals and Human Nature”
      • Lynn Margulis
        “Biosphere Technologies and the Myth of Individuality”
    • SESSION SIX
      • Lynn Margulis, Discussion Leader
      • Roger Shattuck
        "A Tale of Two Species"
      • George Annas
      • Anthony Gottlieb
      • Evelyn Fox Keller
  • Participants’ Biographies and Contact Information
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Citation

Longer-Range, F. (2014). The Future of Human Nature: A Symposium on the Promises and Challenges of the Revolutions in Genomics and Computer Science (Conference). Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/51cbef097896bb431f69bff2

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