IST Volume 3

Creative Creatures. Values and Ethical Issues in Theology, Science and Technology, eds. Ulf Görman, Willem B. Drees and Hubert Meisinger, London & New York: Continuum/T&T Clark, 2005, xiii + 191 pp. ISBN 0-567-03089-X. The book contains thirteen essays, with an introduction by Willem B. Drees:

  • René P.H. Munnik, ICT and the character of finitude
  • Zbigniew Liana, Technology and the Changing Notion of Nature
  • Noreen Herzfeld, Co-creator or co-creator: The Problem with Artificial Intelligence
  • Otto Kroesen, From Thou to IT: Information Technology from the Perspective of the Language Philosophy of Rosenzweig and Rosenstock-Huessy
  • Taede Smedes, Being Cyborgs: On Creating Humanity in a Created World of Technology
  • Frans B.M. de Waal, The Perennial Debate about Human Goodness: The Primate Evidence
  • Nancey Murphy, Theological Reflections on the Moral Nature of Nature
  • Lluís Oviedo, Is it suitable to translate Christian anthropological topics into genetic and cognitive categories? The case of original sin
  • Margaret A. Boden, Ethical Issues of AI and Biotechnology
  • Ulf Görman, Co-creation or Hubris? Responses to Biotechnology in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam
  • Jan-Olav Henriksen, The Human Being a Co-Creator? Theological Reflections on Reproductive Cloning of Human Individuals
  • Christopher J. Corbally, SJ, When Astronomers and Environmentalists Clash Over a Sky Island
  • Angela Roothaan, The Crisis of Ideologies and the Need for a New Anthropology: Values Education in a Technological and Pragmatic Age