Year 2018, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 521 - 534 2018-12-30

Looking for the Kernel of Truth in Sandel’s 'The Case Against Perfection'

Faik Kurtulmuş [1]

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In his book, The Case Against Perfection, Michael J. Sandel has offered several reasons against biomedical human enhancements that would apply to all such enhancements. However, his views have been subject to forceful objections by Frances M. Kamm. The aim of this paper is to evaluate Sandel’s position in light of his response to Kamm’s critique to determine and articulate what, if anything, is worth preserving in Sandel’s account in future thinking about enhancements. 

Human enhancement, personhood, Michael J. Sandel, Frances Kamm
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Primary Language en
Subjects Philosophy
Journal Section Articles

Author: Faik Kurtulmuş
Institution: Sabancı University
Country: Turkey


Publication Date: December 30, 2018

APA Kurtulmuş, F . (2018). Looking for the Kernel of Truth in Sandel’s 'The Case Against Perfection'. Beytulhikme An International Journal of Philosophy, 8 (2), 521-534. DOI: 10.18491/beytulhikme.510499