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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.
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.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780801892639 (alk. paper)
  • 0801892635 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008037854
OCLC:
245512243
RCP:
C - S