The case against perfection Ethics in the age of genetic engineering

@article{Ostrer2007TheCA,
  title={The case against perfection Ethics in the age of genetic engineering},
  author={Harry Ostrer},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Investigation},
  year={2007},
  volume={117},
  pages={2739-2739}
}
  • H. Ostrer
  • Published 1 October 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Investigation
In book Delta of The metaphysics, Aristotle provided the oldest known definition of perfection: “That is perfect which is complete — which contains all the requisite parts; which is so good that nothing of the kind could be better; which has attained its purpose” (1). In Michael Sandel’s book The case against perfection: ethics in the age of genetic engineering, Aristotle figures only as a source of advice for sex selection — men should tie their left testicles prior to intercourse if they want… Expand
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