(PRWEB) November 6, 2004
Titled ÂThe Scientific Conquest of Death - Essays on Infinite Lifespans,Â this anthology is both a gentle introduction to the multitude of cutting-edge scientific developments, and a thoughtful, multidisciplinary discussion of the ethics, politics and philosophy behind the scientific
conquest of death.
Essays included (296 pages):
Â Biological Immortality - Michael Rose, Ph.D.
Â The War on Aging - Aubrey de Grey, Ph.D.
Â The Dream of Elixir Vitae - JoÃ£o Pedro de MagalhÃ£es, Ph.D.
Â Therapeutic Cloning - Michael D. West, Ph.D.
Â Nanomedicine - Robert A. Freitas Jr., J.D.
Â Human Body Version 2.0 - Raymond Kurzweil, Ph.D.
Â Progress Toward Cyberimmortality - William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.
Â Will Robots Inherit the Earth? - Marvin Minsky, Ph.D.
Â Medical Time Travel: A Question of Science - Brian Wowk, Ph.D.
Â Some Ethical and Theological Considerations - Brad F. Mellon, Ph.D.
Â Superlongevity without Overpopulation - Max More, Ph.D.
Â Upsetting the Natural Order - Mike Treder
Â The Self-Defeating Fantasy - Eric S. Rabkin, Ph.D.
Â Time Consciousness in Very Long Life - Manfred Clynes, Ph.D.
Â Confessions of a Proselytizing Immortalist - Shannon Vyff
Â Some Problems with Immortalism - Ben Best
Â An Introduction to Immortalist Morality - Marc Geddes
Â Should We Fear Death? - Russell Blackford, Ph.D.
Â Who Wants To Live Forever? - Nick Bostrom, Ph.D.
All profits donated to the Immortality Institute in support of its mission - conquer the blight of involuntary death.
ISBN: 9875611352 Price: $22
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