The Ethics of Human Enhancement
Understanding the Debate
Edited by Steve Clarke, Julian Savulescu, C.A.J. Coady, Alberto Giubilini, and Sagar Sanyal
Edited by Steve Clarke, Charles Sturt University, Julian Savulescu, University of Oxford, C.A.J. Coady, University of Melbourne, Alberto Giubilini, Charles Sturt University, and Sagar Sanyal, University of Melbourne
Steve Clarke is Associate Professor in the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University and a Senior Research Associate in the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford. He is the author of over sixty papers in refereed journals and edited collections, as well as two books, including The Justification of Religious Violence, Malden MA, Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. He is also a co-editor of three books. The most recent of these is Clarke, S., Powell, R. and Savulescu. J. (eds.) 2013. Religion, Intolerance and Conflict: a Scientific and Conceptual Investigation, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013.
Julian Savulescu is Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford. He directs the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics in the Faculty of Philosophy. He is co-author of I. Persson and J. Savulescu, Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012; and he edits the Journal of Medical Ethics. His areas of expertise include the ethics of genetics; research ethics; new forms of reproduction, medical ethics, sports ethics and the analytic philosophical basis of practical ethics. Julian is a founder member of the Hinxton Group.
C.A.J. Coady is one of Australia's best-known philosophers. He has an outstanding international reputation for his writings on epistemology and on political violence and political ethics. His book Testimony: a Philosophical Study (OUP, 1992) has been particularly influential and more recently he published Morality and Political Violence (CUP, 2008). In 2005, he gave the Uehiro Lectures on Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford, which were subsequently published in 2008 by Oxford University Press under the title, Messy Morality: the Challenge of Politics.
Alberto Giubilini is Research Associate on the Australian Research Council Discovery Project "Moral Conservatism, Human Enhancement and the 'Affective Revolution' in Moral Psychology". He specialises in medical ethics and bioethics. His research interests include human enhancement, medical end-of-life decisions, reproductive ethics, bioethical conflicts, and moral psychology.
Sagar Sanyal is Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne. His research interests include the ethics of enhancement, the ethics of war, and global justice. His publications have appeared in the Journal of Philosophy and the International Journal of Applied Philosophy.
Nicholas Agar, Victoria University Wellington
Linda Barclay, Monash University
Allen Buchanan, Duke University
Steve Clarke, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University
C. A. J. Coady, University of Melbourne
Alberto Giubilini, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University
Chris Gyngell, Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at Oxford University
Michael Hauskeller, University of Exeter
Gregory E. Kaebnick, Editor of the Hastings Center Report
Guy Kahane, Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and of the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics at Oxford University
Jeanette Kennett, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science
Joshua May, University of Alabama
Doug McConnell, Macquarie University, Sydney
John McMillan, Bioethics Centre at the University of Otago
Russell Powell, Boston University
Jonathan Pugh, Wellcome Trust Investigator Award in Medical Humanities project "Neurointerventions in Crime Prevention: An Ethical Analysis"
Rebecca Roache, Royal Holloway, University of London
Sagar Sanyal, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne
Julian Savulescu, Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at Oxford University
Michael J. Selgelid, Centre for Human Bioethics, and World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Bioethics, Monash University in Melbourne
Robert Sparrow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies at Monash University
Bernadette Tobin, Plunkett Centre for Ethics, a joint centre of Australian Catholic University and St Vincents & Mater Health Sydney
John Weckert, Charles Sturt University