Getting Moral Enhancement Right: the Desirability of Moral Bioenhancement

@inproceedings{Persson2013GettingME,
  title={Getting Moral Enhancement Right: the Desirability of Moral Bioenhancement},
  author={Ingmar Persson and Julian Savulescu},
  booktitle={Bioethics},
  year={2013}
}
We respond to a number of objections raised by John Harris in this journal to our argument that we should pursue genetic and other biological means of morally enhancing human beings (moral bioenhancement). We claim that human beings now have at their disposal means of wiping out life on Earth and that traditional methods of moral education are probably insufficient to achieve the moral enhancement required to ensure that this will not happen. Hence, we argue, moral bioenhancement should be… CONTINUE READING
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