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The Biotechnology Debate Democracy in the Face of Intractable Disagreement by Bernice Bovenkerk

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Published by Springer Netherlands in Dordrecht .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy (General),
  • Political Science, general,
  • Philosophy,
  • Sociology, general,
  • Animal Genetics and Genomics,
  • Animal genetics,
  • Environmental Engineering/Biotechnology,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Ethics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Bernice Bovenkerk
SeriesLibrary of Ethics and Applied Philosophy -- 29
ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27021580M
ISBN 109789400726918

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Debates about animal and plant biotechnology are examined as a paradigmatic case for intractable disagreement in today’s pluralistic societies. This examination reveals that the disagreements in this debate are multi-faceted and multi-dimensional and can often be traced to fundamental disagreements about values or : Springer Netherlands. Debates about animal and plant biotechnology are examined as a paradigmatic case for intractable disagreement in today’s pluralistic societies. This examination reveals that the disagreements in this debate are multi-faceted and multi-dimensional and can often be traced to fundamental disagreements about values or worldviews.   Debates about animal and plant biotechnology are examined as a paradigmatic case for intractable disagreement in today’s pluralistic societies. This examination reveals that the disagreements in this debate are multi-faceted and multi-dimensional and can often be traced to fundamental disagreements about values or worldviews. Read "The Biotechnology Debate Democracy in the Face of Intractable Disagreement" by Bernice Bovenkerk available from Rakuten Kobo. This book grounds deliberative democratic theory in a more refined understanding of deliberative practice, in particular Brand: Springer Netherlands.

The Biotechnology Debate: Democracy in the Face of Intractable Disagreement. [Bernice Bovenkerk] -- This book grounds deliberative democratic theory in a more refined understanding of deliberative practice, in particular when dealing with intractable . This analysis reveals that this debate is multi-dimensional and that different sources of disagreement underpin the pluralism in our society regarding novel technologies, such as biotechnology. Seven sources of disagreement are distinguished: factual, scientific, definitional, interest-based, value, moral, and metaphysical by: 1. Biotechnology is the major technology of the 21st century, yet few people realise how much it impacts on many aspects of human society. The defining aim of this new fifth edition is to re-establish the correct understanding of the term biotechnology.   Debate No: Tweet. Debate Rounds (2) Comments (0) Votes (2) Con. Biotechnology The newly-formed technology creates plants that uses a lot of soil"s resources and loses its ability to continue growing crops in the future, even when crop rotations are used. It can take a very long time (might take several years) for the soil used for.

Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States have all hosted some ethical debate, sometimes specific to these countries, other times shared by a more international public. Some key elements can be identified: The majority of the public is optimistic about the ability of biotechnology to improve our quality of Size: KB. Biotechnology is one of the fastest-growing and most controversial areas of scientific innovation and technology. As new developments occur, public debate has become more heated and grave concerns have been expressed about access to genetic information, labelling of genetically modified foods and human and animal cloning/5(3). "This house believes that biotechnology and sustainable agriculture are complementary, not contradictory" THE voting has shifted dramatically during this debate, starting out heavily in favour of. —The New York Times Book Review “A provocative argument that raises the nature-versus-nurture debate and questions about the role biology plays in human nature.” —Chicago Tribune “A lucid overview of the biotechnology revolution and its discontents For anyone seeking an ideal entry into the biotechnology debate, Fukuyama's book is Cited by: