Seminar: Professor Julian Savulescu, "Making Better People"

Past Event

15 November 2007, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School
34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets), Oxford, OX1 3BD

Professor Julian Savulescu, Director of the Programme on the Ethics of the New Biosciences

Summary: Savulescu will review some of the possibilites of enhancing human capabilities, focussing mainly on cognitive capabilities. He will give several arguments that we have a moral obligation to employ enhancement technologies both to improve our own and our children's lives, and to select better children by the use of genetic and other testing.