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Moral bioenhancement, freedom and reason

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In this paper we reply to the most important objections to our advocacy of moral enhancement by biomedical means – moral bioenhancement – that John Harris advances in his new book How to be Good. These objections are to effect that such moral enhancement undercuts both moral reasoning and freedom. The latter objection is directed more specifically at what we have called the God Machine, a super-duper computer which predicts our decisions and prevents decisions to perpertrate morally atrocious...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s12152-016-9268-5

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, HUM, Philosophy Faculty
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, HUM, Philosophy Faculty
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Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
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Neuroethics Journal website
Publication date:
2016-07-09
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1874-5504
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1874-5490
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uuid:55321325-1b1a-4768-bf6f-d15a78cf6f9e
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626982
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pubs:626982

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