TECHNOSCIENCE AND PROSPECTS FOR IMPROVING HUMAN: “I CAN SEE OUR WORLD WHICH IS COVERED BY A NET OF LABORATORIES”

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Transliteration of original Title: 
Tekhnonauka i perspektivy uluchsheniya cheloveka: «Ya uzhe vizhu nash mir, kotoryy pokryt pautinoy laboratoriy»
Author(s): 
Elena Bryzgalina
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Issue number: 
No. 2 (Vol. 48)
Pages: 
28-33
Abstract: 

This comment describes two features of technoscience, which are significant for the consideration of the prospects of human improvement projects. The first feature of technoscience is that the object of its research is artificial in origin which means created by person. As an example of new objects, situations and problems are given projects to create "designer children", development of transplantation, creating implantable neural interface. The second feature of technoscience is that the well-established methods can’t be applied to determine the results of the implementation of human improvement projects. As an example, the article discussed neo-eugenics projects. The article concludes that today in the social sciences there is no clear position on the grounds of human improvement projects. However, this is not an obstacle for the development of technoscience.

Keywords: 
science, technoscience, socio-humanitarian knowledge, improving human, Neo-Eugenics
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