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Better than human : the promise and perils of enhancing ourselves

Author: Allen E Buchanan
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Series: Philosophy in action.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allen E Buchanan
ISBN: 9780199797875 0199797870
OCLC Number: 697974198
Description: vi, 199 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Breathless optimism, hysterical loathing --
Why evolution isn't good enough --
Changing human nature? or, Unnatural acts, and not just with sheep like Dolly --
Playing God, responsibly --
Will the rich get biologically richer? --
Is enhancement corrupting? --
The enhancement enterprise.
Series Title: Philosophy in action.
Responsibility: Allen Buchanan.
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