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Author Pence, Gregory E.

Title How to build a better human [electronic resource] : an ethical blueprint / Gregory E. Pence. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents What if your virtual life surpasses your real life? -- Lessons from bioethics history -- Expanding the mind with drugs -- Building better female bodies -- Building better male bodies -- Is it moral to feel better than well? -- Practical ways to build a longer life -- Is it wrong to live to a hundred? -- Personalized genomics : caveat emptor! -- Choosing a better embryo -- Eugenic abortions? -- Building better fetuses in utero -- Building better kids at birth : vaccinations -- Building better minds of children : ritalin and adderal -- How not to think about genetic enhancement -- Human enhancement : six psychosocial objections -- Overview : cloning, primordial cells & enhancement -- Conclusions and six practical proposals.
Subject Biomedical Enhancement -- ethics.
Bioethical Issues.
Genetic Counseling -- ethics.
Other Form: Print version: Pence, Gregory E. How to build a better human Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012 9781442217621 (DLC) 2012017542 (OCoLC)778424446
ISBN 9781442217645 : $54.00
1442217642 : $54.00
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