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Intelligent Technologies and Lost Life

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Colin Farrelly

Colin Farrelly is currently Queen’s National Scholar in the Dept of Political Studies at Queen’s University.  Formerly, he was Associate Professor of Political Science (Cross-Appointed with Philosophy) at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Previous appointments include positions at Oxford University and the University of Manchester. Farrelly’s research interests are interdisciplinary and he has published articles in peer-reviewed journals in law, philosophy, politics and bioethics. His most recent book is entitled Justice, Democracy and Reasonable Agreement.



In Search of Enlightenment

2016 Year in Review

Genetics and Ethics Textbook (Post #2)

International Day of Older Persons (2016)

Genetics and Ethics Textbook (Post #1)

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"The Resilient Brain (great example of Positive Biology)"   In Search of Enlightenment   Jul 3, 2013

"Bridging the Gap: Political Philosophy Meets Biogerontology"   Ethical Technology  May 8, 2013

"The Anti-Science Left (on The Agenda)"   Ethical Technology  Feb 28, 2013

"Perceiving the Health Impact of Evolution by Natural Selection"   Ethical Technology  Feb 16, 2013

"Teaching the Ethics of Life Extension"   Ethical Technology  Feb 10, 2013

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Bridging the Gap: Political Philosophy Meets Biogerontology   2013-06-08

Empirical Ethics and the Duty to Extend the “Biological Warranty Period”   2013-05-15


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