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Thought leader conference call with Prof Steve Fuller – MP3 now available

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Humanity Enhanced: Genetic Choice and the Challenge for Liberal Democracies

Humanity Enhanced: Genetic Choice and the Challenge for Liberal Democracies
Posted: 09/05/2014


There seems to be a plethora of books coming out at present which address the subject of human enhancement. In some respects this is encouraging and testament to the fact the issues are beginning to move from the sidelines into more mainstream debate. Undoubtedly more needs to be done as I don’t think we’ve quite got to the stage yet of the proverbial man or woman on the Clapham omnibus contemplating the future impact of human enhancement. The reason for this may be in part due to a mix of the hope and hype: what really is possible and what is not?

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