Policy at Tech Speaker Series

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  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday January 26, 2011
      2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Crescent Room, Student Center Commons
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Contact

Moon Kim
Office of Policy Analysis and Research (OPAR)
404.407.6404

Summaries

Summary Sentence: "From GMOs to Nano and Synbio: Lessons on the Ethics of Emerging Technology"

Full Summary: The Georgia Tech Alliance of Policy Centers welcomes Michigan State University Professor Paul B. Thompson on "From GMOs to Nano and Synbio: Lessons on the Ethics of Emerging Technology."

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The Georgia Tech Alliance of Policy Centers welcomes Michigan State University Professor Paul B. Thompson on "From GMOs to Nano and Synbio: Lessons on the Ethics of Emerging Technology."

Speaker Bio:
Paul B. Thompson is the W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics at Michigan State University, where he serves on faculties in the Departments of Philosophy, Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, and Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies. Thompson is known for his work on developing methods for studying ethical issues in agriculture and his work on emerging technologies such as genetic engineering, nanotechnology and cloning has been especially well received. He has also published numerous papers on sustainability both in agriculture and more generally. His most recent book, "The Agrarian Vision: Sustainability and Environmental Ethics," was published by The University Press of Kentucky in late spring of 2010.

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Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
agribusiness, agriculture, community ethics, emerging technology, GMO, Green Buzz, sustainability, techno-science
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  • Created On: Jan 18, 2011 - 12:25pm
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