Moral enhancement, freedom, and what we (should) value in moral behaviour

  title={Moral enhancement, freedom, and what we (should) value in moral behaviour},
  author={David Degrazia},
  journal={Journal of Medical Ethics},
  pages={361 - 368}
  • D. Degrazia
  • Published 25 January 2013
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Medical Ethics
The enhancement of human traits has received academic attention for decades, but only recently has moral enhancement using biomedical means – moral bioenhancement (MB) – entered the discussion. After explaining why we ought to take the possibility of MB seriously, the paper considers the shape and content of moral improvement, addressing at some length a challenge presented by reasonable moral pluralism. The discussion then proceeds to this question: Assuming MB were safe, effective, and… 
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