Medical Enhancement and Posthumanity

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8851-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-8852-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

  2. Medical Enhancement

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      Pages 1-5

      Introduction

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      Pages 9-24

      The History of Medical Enhancement: From Restitutio ad Integrum to Transformatio ad Optimum?

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      Pages 25-37

      Therapy, Enhancement and Improvement

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      Pages 39-53

      Medical Enhancement: A Destination of Technological, not Human, Betterment

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      Pages 55-67

      How to Defend Genetic Enhancement

  3. Posthumanity

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      Pages 71-94

      A Critical History of Posthumanism

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      Pages 95-106

      Posthumanity, Transhumanism and Human Nature

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      Pages 107-136

      Why I Want to be a Posthuman when I Grow Up

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      Pages 137-156

      What is the Good of Transhumanism?

  4. Current Developments

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      Pages 159-174

      Cosmetic Surgery

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      Pages 175-189

      Decelerating and Arresting Human Aging

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      Pages 191-205

      Germline Genetic Modification

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      Pages 207-224

      Bioelectronics and Implanted Devices

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      Pages 225-235

      Converging NBIC Technologies for Improving Human Performance

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 237-240