How to build a better human : an ethical blueprint /

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Main Author: Pence, Gregory E.
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Language:English
Published:Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2012.
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300 |a x, 200 p. ;  |c 23 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a What if your virtual life surpasses your real life? -- Lessons from the history of bioethics -- Expanding the mind -- Building better female bodies -- Building better male bodies -- Is it moral to feel better than well? -- Ways to build a longer life -- Is it wrong to live to one hundred? -- A better life with personalized genetics -- Building better kids: choosing embryos -- Eugenic abortions? -- Building better kids during gestation -- Building better kids: vaccinations -- Building better emerging minds: Adderall and Ritalin -- How not to think about genetic enhancement -- Five psychosocial objections to enhancing genes -- Cloning, primordial cells, enhancement -- Conclusions and six practical proposals. 
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