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The turn for ultimate harm: a reply to Fenton.

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Elizabeth Fenton has criticised an earlier article by the authors in which the claim was made that, by providing humankind with means of causing its destruction, the advance of science and technology has put it in a perilous condition that might take the development of genetic or biomedical techniques of moral enhancement to get out of. The development of these techniques would, however, require further scientific advances, thus forcing humanity deeper into the danger zone created by modern s...

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10.1136/jme.2010.036962

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Philosophy, Philosophy Postholders
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Author
Journal:
Journal of medical ethics
Volume:
37
Issue:
7
Pages:
441-444
Publication date:
2011-07-05
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EISSN:
1473-4257
ISSN:
0306-6800
URN:
uuid:52eb4200-7746-46d9-a491-13c839e5752c
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192407
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pubs:192407

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