Refocusing the Debate on Transhumanism
List of Contributors
Braden Allenby (J.D. University of Virginia, 1978; Ph.D. Rutgers University, 1992) is Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics and professor of civil and environmental engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engi- neering in the Ira Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University, Tempe. Allenby also holds a faculty appointment in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. His research interests are in Earth systems engineering and man- agement; industrial ecology science; and technology policy. He is the author of Industrial Ecology (2006) and Reconstructing Earth: Technology and Environment in the Age of the Humans (2005). A Templeton Fellow at ASU (2007-8), Allenby is coauthor (with Daniel Sarewitz) of the Post-Human Condition (2011). Daniel Barben (Ph.D. University of Potsdam, Germany, 1995) is professor at the Institute of Political Science at RWTH Aachen University. Since April 2010, he holds the first chair of futures research in Germany. Formerly an associate research professor at the Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes at Arizona State University, Barben’s main research interests are in social and political studies of emerging technologies; globalization, transnationality, and democracy; and the environment. His most recent scholarship has focused on acceptance politics and public understanding of science and technology, as discussed in Public Understanding of Science (2010) and in the Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society (2010). Linell E. Cady (Th.D. Harvard University, 1981) is the Franca G. Oreffice Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies and the director of the Center...
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