What Is Nanotechnology and Why Does It Matter?: From Science to Ethics
November 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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- Nanotechnology is crucial for the next generation of industries, financial markets, research labs, and our everyday lives; this book provides an informed and balanced look at nanotechnology and its social impact
- Offers a comprehensive background of nanotechnology itself, including its history, science, and tools, providing a clear understanding of the technology
- Explores the areas where nanotechnology will have the most immediate social impact, including the environmental, medical and military issues it raises
- Authored by a nanoscientist and two philosophers, who together provide a balanced analysis of the field and its ethics