Chapter 7. Our Postliberal Future?

  1. Nicholas Agar

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775004.ch7

Liberal Eugenics: In Defence of Human Enhancement

Liberal Eugenics: In Defence of Human Enhancement

How to Cite

Agar, N. (2004) Our Postliberal Future?, in Liberal Eugenics: In Defence of Human Enhancement, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775004.ch7

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:

  • freedom of speech;
  • worship;
  • human societies;
  • fundamentalism;
  • history

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Two Biotechnological Tendencies: Polarization and Homogenization

  • Distributing Access to Enhancement Technologies

  • Reducing the Burden of Universal Access

  • Biotechnology's Threat to Citizenship

  • The Importance of Reciprocity

  • The Threat of Homogenization

  • Prejudice and Enhancement

  • Kitcher and Buchanan Et Al. on Resisting Morally Defective Environments

  • A Parallel Between GM Humans and GM Food

  • The Ethics of Shifting Bigotry's Burden