UVicSpace

Cultural Politics of Bio-Genetics

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.author Leiss, William
dc.date.accessioned 2015-11-25T21:20:00Z
dc.date.available 2015-11-25T21:20:00Z
dc.date.copyright 2004 en_US
dc.date.issued 2004-02-12
dc.identifier.citation Leiss, William. "Cultural Politics of Bio-Genetics." Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, Victoria, B.C. 12 February 2004. Presentation. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://pactac.net/2004/02/cultural-politics-of-bio-genetics/
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/6850
dc.description.abstract What is the future of human genetic engineering? Are the clones and chimeras likely to be produced by human genetic engineering part of the biotech future? Or is this vision of the posthuman future something long implied by the cultural history of technology? Are we moving towards the age of the posthuman, or are we trapped in a technological cycle first explored by the writings of Francis Bacon’s Novum Organum? William Leiss is a Fellow and Past-President of the Royal Society of Canada; NSERC/SSHRC Research Chair in Risk Communication and Public Policy in the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary; Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University; and Executive-in-Residence,Mclaughlin Centre for Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Arthur Kroker, Canada Research Chair in Technology, Culture and Theory en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Electronic Theory: Science, Terror & Nihilism en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ca/ *
dc.subject genetic engineering en_US
dc.subject biotech future en_US
dc.subject inventive science en_US
dc.subject transformative science en_US
dc.subject posthuman future en_US
dc.subject Hegelian dialectic en_US
dc.subject technological cycle en_US
dc.title Cultural Politics of Bio-Genetics en_US
dc.type Video en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US


Files in this item

The following license files are associated with this item:

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

  • PACTAC Videos
    Presentations/Lectures/Interviews/Talks by invited scholars, 2004 to present.

Show simple item record

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada

Search UVicSpace


Browse

My Account

Statistics

Help