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

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 269 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note:
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.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-258) and index.
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.
Contributor:
Impey, Chris.
Spitz, Anna H., 1954-
Stoeger, William R.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780816528707
0816528705

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