Bioengagement - Fall-Winter 2019

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Margaret Atwood, The Testaments

(Talese, 2019).

Surrogacy (forced), Dystopic Theocracy.

Jodi Picoult, A Spark of Light

(Ballantine, 2018).


Bioethics at the Box Office

Alita: Battle Angel

(2019, PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language).

Cyborg, Human Enhancement, Personhood, Transhumanism/Posthumanism.

Dark Waters

(2019, PG-13 for thematic content, some disturb- ing images and strong language).

Public Health, Public Policy, Health Law.

Human Nature

(2019, TV-PG, Documentary).

CRISPR, Genetics, Human Enhancement.

I Am Mother

(2019, TV-14).

Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Wombs, Ethical Theory.


(2019, Not Rated, Documentary).

Ethics of Artificial Intelligence, Posthumanism.

Primetime Bioethics

Altered Carbon

(2018-present, Netflix).

Artificial Intelligence, Human Enhancement, Neuroethics, Radical Life Extension, Regenerative Medicine, Transhumanism/ Posthumanism, Virtual Reality.

Black Mirror Season 5

(2019, Netflix).

Virtual reality, consciousness uploading, privacy, human enhancement, Robotics.


(2019, Amazon).

Genetic Engineering, Human Enhancement.


(2019, Netflix).

Research Ethics, Virtual Reality, Human Enhancement.

The Age of A.I.

(2019, Youtube, Documentary).

AI, Research Ethics, Human Enhancement.

The Handmaid’s Tale

(2017- Present, Hulu).

Human Dignity, Reproductive Ethics.

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