Human EnhancementBrussels, May 2008.
Human Enhancement 1 Ethiques et conduits dopantes 1 Patrick Laure, Universite Paris XI-Orsay 1
Ethiques et conduits dopantes Patrick Laure, Universite Paris XI-Orsay
Sense des couduites dopantes
Durkheim ‘le suicide’
Intentions of anti-doping:
Maintain health Guarantee ethics of sport Le corps rationnel du sport de haut niveau: ambivalences du depassment de soi Isabelle Queval
Get the Nature reference from Alex
Genetic Enhancement: ethical questions Claudio Tamburrini
Distinctions between therapy -
somatic vs germ line
tyranny of the normal
consider how people want to recreat themselves
should state decide?
Objection from open future
Offspring could claim to have been harmed by not being enhanced
Dna mapping - recent research (REQUEST REF – DANISH STUDY) - big daily variations - so no point mapping - other substances might activate epo receptor - cannot test for all possible others - epo increases red cells mass, but decreases blood plasma, so overall mass unchanged, so no blod clots
postponing motherhood good for society
ME: feminist criticism is that women must change. Why not male pregnancy?
Gene doping plan might collide with genetic technology