What kind of duties do we have towards nature and why? Discuss with us about contemporary bioethics.Zum Lernangebot
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Have your ever wondered if we should fear robots to become sort of terminators in a not too distant future, how far human enhancement should go and what kind of duties we have towards nature and why? In tekethics, you will get to know background information on these difficult but also fascinating topics and you will be able to discuss these topics with others, moderated by a passionate researcher in this field.
The task of this course is to introduce you to the main controversies in contemporary bioethics, especially to those concerning the intersection between ethics and technology. At the end of the course, you will be equipped with the conceptual tools required to understand the main debates in ethics and technology and the most relevant positions in the debate. Hopefully, you will be also able to take your own stance on these subjects.
The design of the course is a mixture between individual reading session and group discussions, which is open for everybody. All you need is access to a computer with a current browser, an Internet connection, and, of course, a desire to learn. In order to be able to gain the whole learning experience, you will have to register to the discussion forum under community.tuhh.de. However, if you are only interested in the content, you are able to just take part in the reading sessions, without being registered.