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Catholic perspectives on human biotechnological enhancement

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Although there is some consonance in the language of transcendence between proponents of the Catholic faith and of human biotechnological enhancement (HBE), their goals are incommensurate. Nevertheless, consistent with the valuation of the body as integral to the human person, Catholic culture has in fact proven to be a fruitful context for developing external therapeutic HBEs. Catholic perspectives on internal HBEs, especially in the context of ‘transhumanism’, are, by contrast, neither clea...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/0953946819826769

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Theology and Religion
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Theology and Religion
Role:
Author
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SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Studies in Christian Ethics Journal website
Volume:
32
Issue:
2
Pages:
187-199
Publication date:
2019-02-08
Acceptance date:
2018-09-10
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EISSN:
1745-5235
ISSN:
0953-9468
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pubs:930420
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uri:d7c8b4da-3e5f-4cb4-a5b9-1d908677d496
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