Book Discussion on Our Post-Human Future

Professor Fukuyama discussed his book Our Posthuman Future, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Professor Fukuyama talked about… read more

Professor Fukuyama discussed his book Our Posthuman Future, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Professor Fukuyama talked about the possible future impacts of biotechnology around the world. He looks into three general areas of concern: gene manipulation, neuropharmacology, and life extention. Professor Fukuyama argues that while there are definite benefits to biotechnology, government regulation is required to offset the negative impacts. He answered questions following his remarks. close

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  • Loretta Duckworth Member Free Library of Philadelphia->Board of Trustees
  • Francis Fukuyama Professor Nitze (Paul H.) School of Advanced International Studies->International Political Economy

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Book Discussion on Our Post-Human Future

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Public Affairs Event
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2002
Last Aired:
Jun 23, 2002

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  • Jun 02, 2002 | 1:40am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 02, 2002 | 9:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 09, 2002 | 5:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 23, 2002 | 5:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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