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Nietzsche, Foucault und die Medizin : Philosophische Impulse für die Medizinethik
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ISBN: 9783837628753 3837628752 Year: 2015 Publisher: Bielefeld : transcript,

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The Hastings Center studies.
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ISSN: 23261099 Year: 1973 Publisher: [Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.] : Institute of Society, Ethics and the Life Sciences,


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Tierethik als Ethik des Artenschutzes : Chancen und Grenzen
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ISBN: 9783170256392 3170256394 9783170256408 9783170256415 9783170256422 Year: 2015 Publisher: Stuttgart Kohlhammer


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La dignité (1re partie) : un concept humaniste à l'ère du post-humain?
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ISBN: 9782747212106 Year: 2010 Publisher: Lyon Lacassagne


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Truly human enhancement : a philosophical defense of limits
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ISBN: 0262026635 1306203686 0262318970 9780262026635 Year: 2014 Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press,

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The transformative potential of genetic and cybernetic technologies to enhance human capabilities is most often either rejected on moral and prudential grounds or hailed as the future salvation of humanity. In this book, Nicholas Agar offers a more nuanced view, making a case for moderate human enhancement -- improvements to attributes and abilities that do not significantly exceed what is currently possible for human beings. He argues against radical human enhancement, or improvements that greatly exceed current human capabilities. Agar explores notions of transformative change and motives for human enhancement; distinguishes between the instrumental and intrinsic value of enhancements; argues that too much enhancement undermines human identity; considers the possibility of cognitively enhanced scientists; and argues against radical life extension. Making the case for moderate enhancement, Agar argues that many objections to enhancement are better understood as directed at the degree of enhancement rather than enhancement itself. Moderate human enhancement meets the requirement of truly human enhancement. By radically enhancing human cognitive capabilities, by contrast, we may inadvertently create beings ("post-persons") with moral status higher than that of persons. If we create beings more entitled to benefits and protections against harms than persons, Agar writes, this will be bad news for the unenhanced. Moderate human enhancement offers a more appealing vision of the future and of our relationship to technology.


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Ethnologie, médecine et bioéthique : Partie II: la rencontre des ethnomédecines et des ethnoéthiques
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