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The price of perfection : individualism and society in the era of biomedical enhancement / Maxwell J. Mehlman.

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  • ISBN: 9780801892639 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0801892635 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 309 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The technological horizon -- Self-satisfaction -- Social reward -- The hegemony of meritocracy -- Access to enhancements and the challenge to equality -- Lack of choice -- Enhancements in sports -- The lessons from sports -- The war on enhancements -- Promoting safety, efficacy, and informed decisionmaking -- Protecting the vulnerable -- Access and inequality -- Abominations -- Research on enhancement
The technological horizon -- Self-satisfaction -- Social reward -- The hegemony of meritocracy -- Access to enhancements and the challenge to equality -- Lack of choice -- Enhancements in sports -- The lessons from sports -- The war on enhancements -- Promoting safety, efficacy, and informed decisionmaking -- Protecting the vulnerable -- Access and inequality -- Abominations -- Research on enhancement.
Subject: Medical innovations > Social aspects.
Perfection > Moral and ethical aspects.
Social medicine.
Bioethics.
Biomedical Enhancement.
Decision Making.
Doping in Sports.
Social Identification.

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