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    Inquiring Into Human Enhancement: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives: Simone Bateman, Sylvie Allouche, Jean Gayon, Michela Marzano and Jérôme Goffette 2015 ISBN: 978-1-137-53006-6. 278 Pp. [REVIEW]Nora S. Vaage - 2016 - NanoEthics 10 (2):167-171.
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    Living Machines: Metaphors We Live By.Nora S. Vaage - 2020 - NanoEthics 14 (1):57-70.
    Within biology and in society, living creatures have long been described using metaphors of machinery and computation: ‘bioengineering’, ‘genes as code’ or ‘biological chassis’. This paper builds on Lakoff and Johnson’s argument that such language mechanisms shape how we understand the world. I argue that the living machines metaphor builds upon a certain perception of life entailing an idea of radical human control of the living world, looking back at the historical preconditions for this metaphor. I discuss how design is (...)
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    What Ethics for Bioart?Nora S. Vaage - 2016 - NanoEthics 10 (1):87-104.
    Living artworks created with biotechnology raise a range of ethical questions, some of which are unprecedented, others well known from other contexts. These questions are often discussed within the framework of bioethics, the ethics of the life sciences. The basic concern of institutionalised bioethics is to develop and implement ethical guidelines for ethically responsible handling of living material in technological and scientific contexts. Notably, discussions of ethical issues in bioart do not refer to existing discourses on art and morality from (...)
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    Sacred Science?Simen Andersen Øyen, Nora Sørensen Vaage & Tone Lund-Olsen - 2012 - In Simen Andersen Øyen & Tone Lund-Olsen (eds.), Sacred Science?: On Science and its Interrelations with Religious Worldviews. Wageningen Academic Publishers.
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