Moderate eugenics and human enhancement

@article{Selgelid2014ModerateEA,
  title={Moderate eugenics and human enhancement},
  author={M. Selgelid},
  journal={Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={3-12}
}
  • M. Selgelid
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy
  • Though the reputation of eugenics has been tarnished by history, eugenics per se is not necessarily a bad thing. Many advocate a liberal new eugenics—where individuals are free to choose whether or not to employ genetic technologies for reproductive purposes. Though genetic interventions aimed at the prevention of severe genetic disorders may be morally and socially acceptable, reproductive liberty in the context of enhancement may conflict with equality. Enhancement could also have adverse… CONTINUE READING
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