The current possibilities for using genetics and other biotechnologies to enhance human cognitive and physical performance are real and significant. Julian Savulescu, a world leader in the field of practical ethics, argues we have a moral obligation to pursue the project of human perfection and to take the opportunity science is already affording us to improve moral behaviour.
Recognised world leader in the field of Practical Ethics, Professor Julian Savulescu is Director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics within the Faculty of Philosophy at Oxford University.
The event is hosted by Natasha Mitchell (ABC-RN) and presented by Adelaide Festival of Ideas, October 2011.
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