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Encountering life in the universe [electronic resource] : ethical foundations and social implications of astrobiology / edited by Chris Impey, Anna H. Spitz, William Stoeger, editors.

Publication:
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (284 p.)
Subjects:
Exobiology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Exobiology -- Social aspects.
Life on other planets -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Life on other planets -- Social aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Astrobiology, ethics, and philosophy / Bill Stoeger, Chris Impey, and Anna H. Spitz
Lessons from Earth : towards an ethics of astrobiology / Carol E. Cleland and Elspeth M. Wilson
Astrobiology and beyond : from science to philosophy and ethics / William R. Stoeger
Beyond Horatio's philosophy : biological evolution - the "plurality of worlds" concept / Martinez J. Hewlett
The wonder called cosmic oneness : towards astroethics from Hindu and Buddhist wisdom and worldviews / Nishant Alphonse Irudayadason
Social and ethical implications of creating artificial cells / Mark A. Bedau and Mark Triant
Space exploration and searches for extraterrestrial life : decision making and societal issues / Margaret S. Race
Astrobiology and society : the long view / Christopher P. McKay
Planetocentric ethics : principles for exploring a solar system that may contain extraterrestrial microbial life / Woodruff T. Sullivan, III
Contact : who will speak for Earth and should they? / Jill Tarter
AstroEthics : engaging extraterrestrial intelligent life forms / Ted Peters
A scientifically minded citizenry : the ethical responsibility of all scientists / Erika Offerdahl
Survival ethics and astrobiology / Neville Woolf.
Notes:
"This book grew out of the workshop 'Astrobiology: Expanding our Views of Society and Self,' held at the University of Arizona's (UA) Biosphere 2 Institute in May 2008."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Impey, Chris.
Spitz, Anna H., 1954-
Stoeger, William R.
ISBN:
0-8165-9922-X
OCLC:
857277763
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