Details of a bioethics symposium where performance enhancement makes the programme. Ethics Symposium: Bioethics and Human Excellence Centennial Celebration Event Southwest Missouri State University Friday and Saturday, March 4-5, 2005 Plaster Student Union Theatre

Organized by

College of Humanities and Public Affairs Pamela R. Sailors, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Head, Department of Philosophy Robert P. Jones, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Select proceedings being considered for a special edition of Philosophy and Public Affairs

The session on performance and sport included the following papers:

Session II: Bioethics and Human Enhancement: Superior Performance

4:00-6:15 p.m.


Courtney S. Campbell, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Director, Program for Ethics, Science, and the Environment, Oregon State University

Mark A. Holowchak, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Kutztown University, former professional powerlifter


Permanent medical implants in the body (bionics)

Sport and the Superior Athlete: Different ways of Enhancing Performance (equipment, training, native powers)

Targeting Specific Deficiencies of Old Age: Muscle Enhancement, Memory Enhancement

Moderator: Jeff Nash, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, SMSU

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