Princeton University Library Catalog

Human enhancement / edited by Julian Savulescu and Nick Bostrom.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Description:
vi, 423 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Can anyone really be talking about ethically modifying human -- Nature? / Norman Daniels -- "Altering'' human nature? : misplaced essentialism in science policy / Eric Juengst -- Should we improve human nature? : an interrogation from an Asian perspective / Ryuichi Ida -- The case against perfection : what's wrong with designer children, bionic athletes, and genetic engineering / Michael J. Sandel -- What is and is not wrong with enhancement? / Frances Kamm -- Enhancements are a moral obligation / John Harris -- Playing God / C. A. J. Coady -- Toward a more fruitful debate about enhancement / Erik Parens -- Good, better, or best? / Arthur L. Caplan -- The human prejudice and the moral status of enhanced beings : what do we owe the gods? / Julian Savulescu -- Is selection of children wrong? / Dan W. Brock -- Parental choice and human improvement / Peter Singer -- Reasons against the selection of life : from Japan's experience -- Of prenatal genetic diagnosis / Susumu Shimazono -- Medical enhancement and the ethos of elite sport / Torbjorn Tannsjo -- Life enhancement technologies and the significance of social category membership / Christine Overall -- Paternalism in the age of cognitive enhancement : do civil liberties presuppose roughly equal mental ability? / Daniel Wikler -- Enhancing our truth orientation / Robin Hanson -- The wisdom of nature : an evolutionary heuristic for human enhancement / Nick Bostrom and Anders Sandberg.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780199299720 (alk. paper)
  • 0199299722 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008031138
OCLC:
237018382
Other standard number:
  • 99937688543
Related name:
RCP:
C - O