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Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution Paperback – 1 May 2003

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  • Paperback: 10 pages
  • Publisher: Saint Martin's Press Inc.; Reprint edition (May 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312421710
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312421717
  • Product Dimensions: 13.9 x 2 x 20.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,365,015 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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" Stunning...The genius of Our Posthuman Future is that it brings home just how important [these issues] will be in our immediate future for ordinary people." -- "San Francisco Chronicle"
" Invaluable...Rarely has someone entering the policy arena so eloquently and precisely laid out the case for political control of emerging technology." -- "Los Angeles Times Book Review"
" A timely, thoughtful and well-argued contribution to an important subject." -- "The New York Times Book Review"
" A provocative argument that raises the nature-versus-nurture debate and questions about the role biology plays in human nature." -- "Chicago Tribune"
" A lucid overview of the biotechnology revolution and its discontents...For anyone seeking an ideal entry into the biotechnology debate, Fukuyama' s book is it." -- "National Review"
" This groundbreaking inquiry...provides a remarkably sensible and human vision of what is at stake and what needs to be done." -- "Foreign Affairs"
" [A] comprehensive guidebook for policymakers." -- "Dow Jones"
" A cogent and important argument against the technocrats and ' casual academic Darwinians' who have so enthusiastically attempted to reduce our humanity to an increasingly implausible and culturally neutral calculus." -- "Times Literary Supplement"
" In Our Posthuman Future, he has looked past the end of history and described the end of mankind...[An] informative survey of contemporary bioscience and its political implications [and] an effort to lay ethical foundations forpolicy judgments." -- "The American Prospect"


“Stunning...The genius of Our Posthuman Future is that it brings home just how important [these issues] will be in our immediate future for ordinary people.” —"San Francisco Chronicle"
“Invaluable...Rarely has someone entering the policy arena so eloquently and precisely laid out the case for political control of emerging technology.” —"Los Angeles Times Book Review"
“A timely, thoughtful and well-argued contribution to an important subject.” —"The New York Times Book Review"
“A provocative argument that raises the nature-versus-nurture debate and questions about the role biology plays in human nature.” —"Chicago Tribune"
“A lucid overview of the biotechnology revolution and its discontents...For anyone seeking an ideal entry into the biotechnology debate, Fukuyama’s book is it.”—"National Review"
“This groundbreaking inquiry...provides a remarkably sensible and hum

"Stunning...The genius of Our Posthuman Future is that it brings home just how important [these issues] will be in our immediate future for ordinary people." --"San Francisco Chronicle"
"Invaluable...Rarely has someone entering the policy arena so eloquently and precisely laid out the case for political control of emerging technology." --"Los Angeles Times Book Review"
"A timely, thoughtful and well-argued contribution to an important subject." --"The New York Times Book Review"
"A provocative argument that raises the nature-versus-nurture debate and questions about the role biology plays in human nature." --"Chicago Tribune"
"A lucid overview of the biotechnology revolution and its discontents...For anyone seeking an ideal entry into the biotechnology debate, Fukuyama's book is it."--"National Review"
"This groundbreaking inquiry...provides a remarkably sensible and human vision of what is at stake and what needs to be done." --"Foreign Affairs"
"[A] comprehensive guidebook for policymakers." --"Dow Jones"
"A cogent and important argument against the technocrats and 'casual academic Darwinians' who have so enthusiastically attempted to reduce our humanity to an increasingly implausible and culturally neutral calculus." --"Times Literary Supplement"
"In Our Posthuman Future, he has looked past the end of history and described the end of mankind...[An] informative survey of contemporary bioscience and its political implications [and] an effort to lay ethical foundations for policy judgments." --"The American Prospect"


Stunning...The genius of Our Posthuman Future is that it brings home just how important [these issues] will be in our immediate future for ordinary people. "San Francisco Chronicle"

Invaluable...Rarely has someone entering the policy arena so eloquently and precisely laid out the case for political control of emerging technology. "Los Angeles Times Book Review"

A timely, thoughtful and well-argued contribution to an important subject. "The New York Times Book Review"

A provocative argument that raises the nature-versus-nurture debate and questions about the role biology plays in human nature. "Chicago Tribune"

A lucid overview of the biotechnology revolution and its discontents...For anyone seeking an ideal entry into the biotechnology debate, Fukuyama's book is it. "National Review"

This groundbreaking inquiry...provides a remarkably sensible and human vision of what is at stake and what needs to be done. "Foreign Affairs"

[A] comprehensive guidebook for policymakers. "Dow Jones"

A cogent and important argument against the technocrats and casual academic Darwinians' who have so enthusiastically attempted to reduce our humanity to an increasingly implausible and culturally neutral calculus. "Times Literary Supplement"

In Our Posthuman Future, he has looked past the end of history and described the end of mankind...[An] informative survey of contemporary bioscience and its political implications [and] an effort to lay ethical foundations for policy judgments. "The American Prospect""

"Stunning...The genius of Our Posthuman Future is that it brings home just how important [these issues] will be in our immediate future for ordinary people." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Invaluable...Rarely has someone entering the policy arena so eloquently and precisely laid out the case for political control of emerging technology." --Los Angeles Times Book Review

"A timely, thoughtful and well-argued contribution to an important subject." --The New York Times Book Review

"A provocative argument that raises the nature-versus-nurture debate and questions about the role biology plays in human nature." --Chicago Tribune

"A lucid overview of the biotechnology revolution and its discontents...For anyone seeking an ideal entry into the biotechnology debate, Fukuyama's book is it." --National Review

"This groundbreaking inquiry...provides a remarkably sensible and human vision of what is at stake and what needs to be done." --Foreign Affairs

"[A] comprehensive guidebook for policymakers." --Dow Jones

"A cogent and important argument against the technocrats and 'casual academic Darwinians' who have so enthusiastically attempted to reduce our humanity to an increasingly implausible and culturally neutral calculus." --Times Literary Supplement

"In Our Posthuman Future, he has looked past the end of history and described the end of mankind...[An] informative survey of contemporary bioscience and its political implications [and] an effort to lay ethical foundations for policy judgments." --The American Prospect

About the Author

Francis Fukuyama teaches at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of Trust, The End of History, and The Last Man, among other works. He lives in McLean, Virginia.


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