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Human enhancement and human diversity : the need for a coordinated approach to enhancement technologies

Gyngell, Christopher Allan

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In this thesis I develop a novel perspective on human enhancement and its moral and philosophical implications. I begin by describing the scientific developments that have ignited a debate within bioethics on human enhancement and reviewing the ways in which the concept of enhancement has been analysed in the philosophical literature. I then describe some of the ethical arguments that have been proposed both for and against human enhancement. Human enhancement technologies have the potential...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-10
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/110873

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