Rethinking human enhancement as collective welfarism

Daphne Bavelier, Julian Savulescu, Linda P. Fried, Theodore Friedmann, Corinna E. Lathan, Simone Schürle, John R. Beard

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Abstract

Human enhancement technologies are opening tremendous opportunities but also challenges to the core of what it means to be human. We argue that the goal of human enhancement should be to enhance quality of life and well-being not only of individuals but also of the communities they inhabit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)204-206
Number of pages3
JournalNature Human Behaviour
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2019
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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    Bavelier, D., Savulescu, J., Fried, L. P., Friedmann, T., Lathan, C. E., Schürle, S., & Beard, J. R. (2019). Rethinking human enhancement as collective welfarism. Nature Human Behaviour, 3(3), 204-206. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-019-0545-2