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Published: 01 August 2017

216 Pages

5 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780190664046

Bookseller Code (01)

Better than Human

The Promise and Perils of Biomedical Enhancement

Allen Buchanan

Philosophy in Action

  • Avoids the simplistic rejection of biomedical enhancement, on the one hand, and vague exhortations to "proceed with caution" and "go slow," on the other
  • Offers concrete, feasible proposals for a principled institutional response to the challenges of biomedical enhancement
  • Includes a new preface and updates from author, Allen Buchanan