Chapter 6. The Moral Image of Nurture

  1. Nicholas Agar

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775004.ch6

Liberal Eugenics: In Defence of Human Enhancement

Liberal Eugenics: In Defence of Human Enhancement

How to Cite

Agar, N. (2004) The Moral Image of Nurture, in Liberal Eugenics: In Defence of Human Enhancement, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775004.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123891

Online ISBN: 9780470775004

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Keywords:

  • moral image;
  • nurture;
  • genomes;
  • genetic engineering;
  • genes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • A Moral and Developmental Parity of Genes and Environment

  • Manufacturing Humans

  • Enhancement and Bad Parenting

  • The Limited Powers of Genetic Engineers

  • Are Enhancements Problematic because they are Positionally Valuable?

  • Regulating the Pursuit of Positional Value