The price of perfection : individualism and society in the era of biomedical enhancement / Maxwell J. Mehlman.

Author
Mehlman, Maxwell J. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
Description
309 p. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
1. The Technological Horizon -- 2. Self-Satisfaction -- 3. Social Reward -- 4. The Hegemony of Meritocracy -- 5. Access to Enhancements and the Challenge to Equality -- 6. Lack of Choice -- 7. Enhancements in Sports -- 8. The Lessons from Sports -- 9. The War on Enhancements -- 10. Promoting Safety, Efficacy, and Informed Decisionmaking -- 11. Protecting the Vulnerable -- 12. Access and Inequality -- 13. Abominations -- 14. Research on Enhancement.
ISBN
  • 9780801892639 (alk. paper)
  • 0801892635 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2008037854
OCLC
245512243
RCP
C - S