Posts Tagged with Human Enhancement

  1. Human Enhancement

    [ By on December 17, 2014 ]

    In this recent article in the Guardian newspaper, Kostas Kostarelos debates whether or not Human Enhancement should be restricted to certain people. Human Enhancement is the application of technology to overcome physical or mental restrictions of the body. Kostarelos touches on different types of developing technologies such as chips that can be implanted into the brain to increase memory and other implants that allow connectivity between brains. He also discusses the critical relationship between these new technologies aiding and enhancing human capability and at what point is human enhancement no longer moral. He finishes by stating that he believes it is ethical to allow human enhancement for disabled people and various other patient groups, but he asks, should we ...

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