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Guest Editorial: Reflections on Moral Enhancement: Can We? Should We?

  • VOJIN RAKIĆ and JAMES HUGHES
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1. Annas, G. The man on the moon, immortality and other millennial myths: The prospects and perils of human genetic engineering. Emory Law Journal 2000;49(3):753–82.

2. Elliott, C. Better Than Well: American Medicine Meets the American Dream. New York: W. W. Norton; 2000.

3. Kass, LR. Life, Liberty and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics. San Francisco: Encounter Books; 2002.

4. Fukuyama, F. Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution. London: Profile; 2003.

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7. Harris, J. Enhancing Evolution: The Ethical Case for Making Better People. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press; 2007.

8. Savulescu, J. Genetic interventions and the ethics of enhancement of human beings. In: Steinbock, B, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Bioethics. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2007:516–35.

9. See note 8, Savulescu 2007, at 526–7.

10. See note 8, Savulescu 2007, at 528–9.

11. Persson, I, Savulescu, J. Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2012.

12. Sparrow, R. Better living through chemistry? A reply to Savulescu and Persson on “moral enhancement.” Journal of Applied Philosophy 2014;31:2332.

13. Hauskeller, M. Better Humans? Durham, NC: Acumen; 2013.

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