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Published: 26 January 2012

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780199797875

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Better than Human

The Promise and Perils of Enhancing Ourselves

Allen Buchanan

Philosophy in Action

  • This volume avoids the simplistic rejection of biomedical enhancement, on the one hand, and vague exhortations to "proceed with caution" and "go slow," on the other.
  • It offers concrete, feasible proposals for a principled institutional response to the challenges of biomedical enhancement.