Episode 25 - The Technology and Ethics of Prolonging Life: A Conversation with Dr. Tracy Trothen

Do you want to extend your life?  How can technology improve your life?  Dr. Tracy Trothen researches the ethics of advanced technologies.  She joins us to talk about gene editing, mind uploading, restorative technologies such as cochlear implants, and stem cell research.  What questions are raised when we use technology to pursue a longer, more perfect life?

Dr. Trothen is an author and faculty member at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.  She will be the keynote speaker at the Ruth Frost Parker Center’s Fall Symposium on September 30th.

Seventh Annual Annual Symposium

Religion and the Technological Future by Calvin Mercer and Tracy Trothen

 

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