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Transhumanism, our pluralist moral duties to the poor and how to effectively address global poverty

Rodriguez Valdes, Hector

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Prominent transhumanists Julian Savulescu, Ingmar Persson, and Thomas Douglas argue that moral enhancement could solve global poverty. They argue that by engineering individuals with better moral dispositions, they will have better motives, and therefore the will to act more morally. These morally enhanced individuals will more effectively discharge their duties regarding global poverty, thus leading to more rapid poverty alleviation. In this paper I will...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (Masters sub-thesis)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11277

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