The myth of the moral enhancement: Back to the future?

Mitrović, Veselin (2012) The myth of the moral enhancement: Back to the future? Filozofija i društvo, 23 (2). pp. 111-123. ISSN 0353-5738 eISSN 2334-8577

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This text tries to shed some light on the origin of the idea of moral enhancement, on its epistemic and moral foundations. This requires a comparative analysis of similar ideas present in various trends of bioethics today - the analysis of the very roots of Poter’s global bioethics, the idea of moral enhancement, as well as the break between advocates of moral enhancement and John Harris, their transhumanist colleague, with whom they used to share the same perspective. In this article we identify some basic starting points, similarities and differences between global bioethics and moral enhancement, and draw lines of demarcation between transhumanism and moral enhancement.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: moral enhancement, global (responsible) liberalism, global bioethics, enhancement, moralno poboljšanje, globalni (odgovorni) liberalizam, globalna bio­etika, poboljšanje.
Institutional centre: Centre for sociological research and anthropological research
Depositing User: Vesna Jovanović
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2022 07:48
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2022 07:48

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