Chapter 24. Nanotechnology and the Global Future: Points to Consider for Policymakers

  1. Nigel M. de S. Cameron Ph.D. Director President Research Professor Associate Dean1 and
  2. M. Ellen Mitchell Ph.D. Director Senior Fellow Fellow2
  1. Nigel M. de S. Cameron Ph.D. Director President Research Professor Associate Dean

Published Online: 22 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470165874.ch24

Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century

Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century

How to Cite

Cameron, N. M. d. S. (2007) Nanotechnology and the Global Future: Points to Consider for Policymakers, in Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century (eds N. M. d. S. Cameron and M. E. Mitchell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470165874.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Center on Nanotechnology and Society, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  2. 2

    Institute of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Author Information

  1. Center on Nanotechnology and Society, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470084199

Online ISBN: 9780470165874

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Keywords:

  • nanotechnology and global future;
  • NELSI assessment in securing public confidence;
  • Lewis Paradox - abolition of man

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Science Policy and Nanotechnology

  • Points to Consider

  • The Lewis Paradox: The Abolition of Man?