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Technological Ethics
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[German Version]

is the branch of ethics that examines the advantages and disadvantages of technological development and applications of technology. Its central themes are: compatibility of the application of certain technologies with human dignity, the preferability of competing possibilities of technological development, questions of justice in the distribution of benefits and burdens generated by a technology, compatibility with the common good, especially in the long term, and the preferability of various technological p…

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Herms, Eilert, “Technological Ethics”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025957>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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