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How to Build a Better Human [electronic resource]: An Ethical Blueprint

Gregory E. Pence
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781442217621 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781442217645 (electronic)
Contents
  • What if your virtual life surpasses your real life?
  • Lessons from bioethics history
  • Expanding the mind with drugs
  • Building better female bodies
  • Building better male bodies
  • Is it moral to feel better than well?
  • Practical ways to build a longer life
  • Is it wrong to live to a hundred?
  • Personalized genomics : caveat emptor!
  • Choosing a better embryo
  • Eugenic abortions?
  • Building better fetuses in utero
  • Building better kids at birth : vaccinations
  • Building better minds of children : ritalin and adderal
  • How not to think about genetic enhancement
  • Human enhancement : six psychosocial objections
  • Overview : cloning, primordial cells & enhancement
  • Conclusions and six practical proposals.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
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