With human enhancements
, as bioethicists have discussed, civilian uses are both common and, oftentimes, encouraged by custom or circumstance.
Every day that the introduction of human enhancement
is delayed is a day of agony for many unfortunate victims of diseases that could have been forestalled.
Debate and usage of the new Human Enhancement
Technologies (HET) started in economically and technically most developed societies, in the second half of the XXth century.
At the same time, I am reluctant to co-opt Aquinas's perfectionism in support of human enhancement
through medical or surgical intervention.
The potential impact of this rapid expansion of human enhancement
drug use on population health, health care systems and society in general is considerable.
We naturally face the specter of the old eugenics movement here, and some effort in the book is spent distinguishing human enhancement
Both Harris and Savulescu approach the ethics of human enhancement
from a consequentialist perspective.
2009), "The Wisdom of Nature: An Evolutionary Heuristic for Human Enhancement
," in Savulescu, J.
Mehlman outlines a compelling case for why banning human enhancements
would be ineffective and, most likely, more harmful to society than beneficial.
For the same reason, Sandel favors human embryonic stem cell (ESC) research and use if it is directed toward relieving suffering caused by disease or injury, but the opposes ESE research aimed at human enhancement
That is not to say he has abandoned his aim of human enhancement
The first issue includes articles on: the advantages and disadvantages of human enhancement
, enhancement research, enhancements in sports, prenatal genetic enhancements, enhancement as eugenics, procreative autonomy, medical nanorobotics, and societal considerations in life extension research.