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The Resource Better Humans? : Understanding the Enhancement Project

Better Humans? : Understanding the Enhancement Project

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Better Humans? : Understanding the Enhancement Project
Title
Better Humans?
Title remainder
Understanding the Enhancement Project
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Developments in medical science have afforded us the opportunity to improve and enhance the human species in ways unthinkable to previous generations. Whether it''s making changes to mitochondrial DNA in a human egg, being prescribed Prozac, or having a facelift, our desire to live longer, feel better and look good has presented philosophers, medical practitioners and policy-makers with considerable ethical challenges. But what exactly constitutes human improvement? What do we mean when we talk of making ""better"" humans? In this book Michael Hauskeller explores these questions and the ideas
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Hauskeller, Michael
Dewey number
174.957
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Bioethics
Label
Better Humans? : Understanding the Enhancement Project
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Becoming smarter; 3. Making better humans better; 4. Feeling better; 5. Becoming truly human; 6. Living longer; 7. Going cyber; 8. Looking good; 9. Getting stronger; 10. Being at home in the world; 11. Concluding remarks; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn890531424
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317547167
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)890531424
Label
Better Humans? : Understanding the Enhancement Project
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Becoming smarter; 3. Making better humans better; 4. Feeling better; 5. Becoming truly human; 6. Living longer; 7. Going cyber; 8. Looking good; 9. Getting stronger; 10. Being at home in the world; 11. Concluding remarks; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn890531424
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317547167
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)890531424

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