Rationality and the Genetic Challenge: Making People Better?

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Hayry, Matti. Rationality and the Genetic Challenge: Making People Better? New York, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Should we make people healthier, smarter, and longer-lived if genetic and medical advances enable us to do so? The question arises from developments in genetic testing and selection, cloning and stem cell research, gene therapies and enhancements. The ethical questions explored include parental responsibility, the use of people as means, the role...

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