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Liberal Eugenics: Manager, Artist, Priest

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In this provocative book, philosopher Nicholas Agar defends the idea that parents should be allowed to enhance their children's characteristics.
Gets away from fears of a Huxleyan 'Brave New World' or a return to the fascist eugenics of the pastWritten from a philosophically and scientifically informed point of viewConsiders real contemporary cases of parents choosing what
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Paperback, 216 pages
Published November 30th 2004 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published October 8th 2004)
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Eugenics is back in practice, so it couldn't have been too long before philosophers started doing the work of defending it.

Ugh.
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