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The Resource Enhancing Evolution : the Ethical Case for Making Better People

Enhancing Evolution : the Ethical Case for Making Better People

Label
Enhancing Evolution : the Ethical Case for Making Better People
Title
Enhancing Evolution
Title remainder
the Ethical Case for Making Better People
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Enhancing Evolution, leading bioethicist John Harris dismantles objections to genetic engineering, stem-cell research, designer babies, and cloning and makes an ethical case for biotechnology that is both forthright and rigorous. Human enhancement, Harris argues, is a good thing--good morally, good for individuals, good as social policy, and good for a genetic heritage that needs serious improvement. Enhancing Evolution defends biotechnological interventions that could allow us to live longer, healthier, and even happier lives by, for example, providing us with immunity from cancer and HIV
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, John
Dewey number
174/.957
Index
no index present
LC call number
RG133.5 .H3795 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Science essentials
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human reproductive technology
  • Genetic engineering
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SCIENCE
  • Genetic engineering
  • Human reproductive technology
Label
Enhancing Evolution : the Ethical Case for Making Better People
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface to the Paperback Edition; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Has Humankind a Future?; 2 Enhancement Is a Moral Duty; 3 What Enhancements Are and Why They Matter; 4 Immortality; 5 Reproductive Choice and the Democratic Presumption; 6 Disability and Super-Ability; 7 Perfection and the Blue Guitar; 8 Good and Bad Uses of Technology; 9 Designer Children; 10 The Irredeemable Paradox of the Embryo; 11 The Obligation to Pursue and Participate in Research; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
714568648
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (271 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691148168
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780691148168
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttz6nq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)714568648
Label
Enhancing Evolution : the Ethical Case for Making Better People
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface to the Paperback Edition; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Has Humankind a Future?; 2 Enhancement Is a Moral Duty; 3 What Enhancements Are and Why They Matter; 4 Immortality; 5 Reproductive Choice and the Democratic Presumption; 6 Disability and Super-Ability; 7 Perfection and the Blue Guitar; 8 Good and Bad Uses of Technology; 9 Designer Children; 10 The Irredeemable Paradox of the Embryo; 11 The Obligation to Pursue and Participate in Research; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
714568648
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (271 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691148168
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780691148168
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttz6nq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)714568648

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