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Rethinking Human Enhancement

Social Enhancement and Emergent Technologies


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Laura Y. Cabrera
    Pages 1-30
  3. Laura Y. Cabrera
    Pages 31-54
  4. Laura Y. Cabrera
    Pages 55-84
  5. Laura Y. Cabrera
    Pages 85-114
  6. Laura Y. Cabrera
    Pages 140-162
  7. Laura Y. Cabrera
    Pages 163-168
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 169-201

About this book


This book discusses three possible human enhancement paradigms and explores how each involves different values, uses of technology, and different degrees and kinds of ethical concerns. A new framework is advanced that promotes technological innovation that serves the improvement of the human condition in a respectful and sustainable way.


ethics innovation technology

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of British ColumbiaCanada

About the authors

Laura Cabrera is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the National Core for Neuroethics, University of British Columbia, Canada. Her current research focuses on neuroethics and emergent technologies, especially those connected to uses of neurotechnologies and individual/societal implications and perspectives.

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