Genetic Enhancement, Social Justice, and Welfare‐Oriented Patterns of Distribution

@article{Etieyibo2012GeneticES,
  title={Genetic Enhancement, Social Justice, and Welfare‐Oriented Patterns of Distribution},
  author={E. Etieyibo},
  journal={Medical-Legal Studies eJournal},
  year={2012}
}
  • E. Etieyibo
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine, Economics
  • Medical-Legal Studies eJournal
The debate over the host of moral issues that genetic enhancement technology (GET) raises has been significant. One argument that has been advanced to impugn its moral legitimacy is the 'unfair advantage argument' (UAA), which states: allowing access to GET to be determined by socio-economic status would lead to unjust outcomes, namely, create a genetic caste system, and with it the exacerbation and perpetuation of existing socio-economic inequalities. Fritz Allhoff has recently objected to the… Expand