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Enhancing Human Traits

Ethical and Social Implications

Enhancing Human Traits( )
Author: Parens, Erik
Series title:Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-87840-780-4
Publication Date:Jan 2000
Publisher:Georgetown University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

In this volume, scholars from philosophy, sociology, history, theology, women's studies, and law explore the looming ethical and social implications of new biotechnologies that are rapidly making it possible to enhance an individual's mental and physical attributes in ways previously only imagined.

To clarify the issues, the contributors grapple with the central concept of "enhancement" and probe the uses and abuses of the term. Focusing in particular on the moral issues...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Ethics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.71 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds



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