The Case Against Perfection

The Case Against Perfection

Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering

Book - 2007
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Although most people find at least some forms of genetic engineering disquieting, it is not easy to articulate why. What is wrong with re-engineering our nature? 'The Case Against Perfection' explores these and other moral quandaries connected with the quest to perfect ourselves and our children.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007.
ISBN: 9780674019270
Branch Call Number: 174.957 SAN
Characteristics: x, 162 pages ; 19 cm


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Aug 23, 2017

Very short, and not very well argued: for the most part, the cases for various forms of enhancement are made and then quickly dismissed; there is an overemphasis on sport both amateur and professional; the best written part is the appendix.

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