HC.Wk8Bb - Michael Sandel on Perfectionism Sandel argues...

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Michael Sandel on Perfectionism Sandel argues for the sanctity of natural talent and giftedness Sandel: genetic engineering is impermissible because it interferes with human nature “…a Promethean aspiration to remake nature, including human nature, to serve our purposes and satisfy our desires…”(Sandel 2004) But does appealing to human nature entail absolute impermissibility of genetic enhancement?
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Sandel on Genetic Selection and Enhancement Sandel: genetic selection on grounds of preventing disease is permissible, but genetic enhancement, whether by genetic engineering, drugs, or extensive training is wrong. But the deepest objection Sandel has is to the desire for mastery that it expresses.
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The Motivation View However, following William F. May, Sandel argues for the moral requirement of a balance between “accepting love,” which “affirms the being of the child”; and “transforming love,” which “seeks the well- being of the child” (Sandel 2004).
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Relational Autonomy Another response to the argument from reproductive freedom comes from some feminists (Susan Sherwin) Feminists claim that arguments from reproductive freedom use a thin conception of autonomy (freedom of choice)
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Relational Autonomy In response to abuse of research subjects and medical paternalism bioethics has promoted an atomistic notion of autonomy which treats individuals as isolated beings Feminists argue for a relational notion of
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