Now showing items 1-9 of 9

    • Astrobioethics 

      Chon Torres, Octavio Alfonso (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
      Acceso abierto
      Astrobiology is a discipline that is expanding its field of investigation not only in the natural sciences, but also in the social sciences. It is for this reason that the ethical aspects are progressively emphasized leading ...
    • Astrobioethics: a brief discussion from the epistemological, religious and societal dimension 

      Chon Torres, Octavio Alfonso (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
      Acceso abierto
      As astrobiology progresses in its quest to discover life on other planets or to put ourselves in another one, so does its moral problematic. Astrobiology is not only part of natural sciences, but also deals with direct ...
    • Astrobiology and its influence on the renewal of the way we see the world from the teloempathic, educational and astrotheological perspective 

      Chon Torres, Octavio Alfonso (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
      Acceso restringido
      There is a record of the positive effects of astrobiological research for the natural sciences and eventually for their technological use on Earth. However, on the philosophical effects, this is not as visible as the ...
    • Attitudes and perceptions towards the scientific search for extraterrestrial life among students of public and private universities in Peru 

      Chon Torres, Octavio Alfonso; Ramos Ramírez, Julio César; Hoyos Rengifo, Fernando; Choy Vessoni, Rosana Aurora; Sergo Laura, Ivan; Ríos Ruiz, Félix Germán Alfonso; Murga Moreno, César Andreé; Alvarado Pino, José Percy Leonel; Yance Morales, Ximena (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
      Acceso restringido
      The objective of this study was to identify attitudes towards the scientific search for extraterrestrial life among students from public and private universities in Peru. This research was inspired by similar studies, ...
    • Conceptual discussion around the notion of the human being as an inter and multiplanetary species 

      Chon Torres, Octavio Alfonso (Cambridge University Press, 2021)
      Acceso restringido
      The current advances in our exploration of Mars have made us think of the human species as a multiplanetary species. However, we have certain challenges before we can truly consider ourselves such a species, especially ...
    • Disciplinary Challenges of Today Science 

      Chon Torres, Octavio Alfonso (Biomedical Research Network, 2018)
      Acceso abierto
      Actualmente estamos presenciando una serie de eventos que, más que problemas aislados o separados, están realmente interconectados, son complejos, con un contenido de variables que exceden el objeto de estudio de una sola ...
    • Disciplinary nature of astrobiology and astrobioethic’s epistemic foundations 

      Chon Torres, Octavio Alfonso (Cambridge University Press, 2021)
      Acceso abierto
      Astrobioethics is an emerging discipline that studies, evaluates and analyses the moral, legal and social issues of the search for life in the Universe. As a new field of study, it requires an epistemological foundation ...
    • Mars: A free planet? 

      Chon Torres, Octavio Alfonso (Cambridge University Press, 2021)
      Acceso restringido
      We are witnessing the enormous breakthroughs of space technology, which will eventually allow us to reach Mars. However, it seems that the technological evolution is expanding at a faster rate than the moral development. ...
    • Moral challenges of going to Mars under the presence of non-intelligent life scenario 

      Chon Torres, Octavio Alfonso (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
      Acceso abierto
      Much is discussed what would be the ideal position in terms of our ethical treatment with respect to other forms of life, particularly those that can be discovered in other worlds, in addition to our role in terms of the ...