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Langtext In this provocative book, philosopher Nicholas Agar defends theidea that parents should be allowed to enhance theirchildren's characteristics.
* Gets away from fears of a Huxleyan 'Brave NewWorld' or a return to the fascist eugenics of the past * Written from a philosophically and scientifically informedpoint of view * Considers real contemporary cases of parents choosing what kindof child to have * Uses 'moral images' as a way to get readers with nobackground in philosophy to think about moral dilemmas * Provides an authoritative account of the science involved,making the book suitable for readers with no knowledge ofgenetics * Creates a moral framework for assessing all newtechnologies
Aus dem Inhalt Preface and Acknowledgments.
Chapter 1: Genius sperm, eugenics, and enhancementtechnologies.
Chapter 2: A pragmatic optimism about enhancementtechnologies.