From Bookforum's Omnivore blog, this is a whole collection of links on transhumanism, posthumanism, and other forms of technological enhancement, including moral bioenhancement.
Morality of transhumanism
Nov 4 2014
- From Existenz, a special issue on the future of humanity and the question of post-humanity, including Francesca Ferrando (Columbia): Posthumanism, Transhumanism, Antihumanism, Metahumanism, and New Materialisms: Differences and Relations.
- Fayaz Chagani (York): Critical Political Ecology and the Seductions of Posthumanism.
- David Roden (Open): Brandom and Posthuman Agency: An Anti-normativist Response to Bounded Posthumanism.
- Anton A van Niekerk (Stellenbosch): After Humanity? Philosophical and Moral Perspectives on the Idea of Posthumanity.
- Robert Ranisch (Tuebingen): Morality of Transhumanism and Posthumanism.
- I. Glenn Cohen (Harvard): What (If Anything) Is Wrong with Human Enhancement? What (If Anything) Is Right with It?
- Veselin Mitrovic (Belgrade): The Contingency of the "Enhancement" Arguments: The Possible Transition from Ethical Debate to Social and Political Programs.
- Marcelo de Araujo (UERJ): Moral Enhancement and Political Realism.
- Meredith Knight on David Pearce and genetically engineering humans for enlightenment?
- Jona Specker and Maartje Schermer (Erasmus) and Farah Focquaert, Kasper Raus, and Sigrid Sterckx (Ghent): The Ethical Desirability of Moral Bioenhancement: A Review of Reasons.
- Julian Savulescu and Ingmar Persson argue that artificial moral enhancement is now essential if humanity is to avoid catastrophe.
- Philip Lorish reviews Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement by Ingmar Persson and Julian Savulescu.
- Forget wearable tech — the pioneers of our “post-human” future are implanting technology into their bodies and brains; should we stop them or join them?
- Russell Blackford reviews Human Being @ Risk: Enhancement, Technology, and the Evaluation of Vulnerability Transformations by Mark Coeckelbergh.