Chapter 8. Enhanced Humans When?

  1. Nicholas Agar

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775004.ch8

Liberal Eugenics: In Defence of Human Enhancement

Liberal Eugenics: In Defence of Human Enhancement

How to Cite

Agar, N. (2004) Enhanced Humans When?, in Liberal Eugenics: In Defence of Human Enhancement, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775004.ch8

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:

  • genetic engineering;
  • human enhancement;
  • gene;
  • cloning;
  • genomics

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Precautionary Principle and Enhancement Technologies

  • The Real Problem with Developing Enhancement Technologies

  • A Clash of Moral Gestalts

  • The Biotechnological Catch-22

  • Once we have Traversed the Ethically Impossible Passage…