Untangling the Debate: The Ethics of Human Enhancement

  title={Untangling the Debate: The Ethics of Human Enhancement},
  author={Patrick Lin and Fritz Allhoff},
  • Patrick Lin, Fritz Allhoff
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • NanoEthics
  • Human enhancement, in which nanotechnology is expected to play a major role, continues to be a highly contentious ethical debate, with experts on both sides calling it the single most important issue facing science and society in this brave, new century. This paper is a broad introduction to the symposium herein that explores a range of perspectives related to that debate. We will discuss what human enhancement is and its apparent contrast to therapy; and we will begin to tease apart the myriad… CONTINUE READING
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