Designer biology [electronic resource] : the ethics of intensively engineering biological and ecological systems / edited by John Basl and Ronald L. Sandler
- Lanham : Lexington Books, 
- Physical Description:
- vii, 296 pages ; 24 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Sandler, Ronald L. and Basl, John
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- I. Engineering humans -- Sex selection and the value-ladenness of the procreative liberty framework / Inmaculada de Melo Martin -- The ethics of embryo selection / Valentina Urbanek -- Assessing efficacy of "neuroenhancing" drugs : normative problems in empirical controversies / David Frank -- Engineering for virtue? : toward holistic moral enhancement / William Kabasenche -- Radical enhancement and what's wrong with it / Nicholas Agar -- Human engineering and climate change / S. Matthew Liao, Anders Sandberg, and Rebecca Roache -- II. Engineering the environment -- The human influence : moral responsibility for novel ecosystems / Allen Thompson and Stephen Jackson -- Why scientists should get out of nature conservation / Don Meier -- What it takes to justify geoengineering the climate / Nicole Hassoun -- Remediation vs. steering : an act-description approach to approving and funding geoengineering research / Benjamin Hale -- III. Engineering life -- Sensitivity enhancement : the ethics of testing cognitive enhancements on non-human research subjects / John Basl -- The capacities, interests, and organisation of artifactual organisms / Sune Holm -- How to evolve a good of your own : the biological interests of instant organisms / Scott Simmons -- Conclusion: Lessons for the future.
- 9780739178218 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780739184875 (paperback : alkaline paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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