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Ethical Theories and Discourses through an Ability Expectations and Ableism Lens: The Case of Enhancement and Global Regulation

In Ableism, Ableism and general human performance enhancement;, Ableism Ethics and Governance on January 9, 2013 at 8:26 pm

Wolbring, Gregor (2012) Ethical Theories and Discourses through an Ability Expectations and Ableism Lens: The Case of Enhancement and Global Regulation in Asian Bioethics Review Volume 4, Issue 4,pp. 293-309 | DOI: 10.1353/asb.2012.0033

 

Redesigning People: How Medtech Could Expand Beyond the Injured – David Ewing Duncan – Health – The Atlantic

In Ableism, Ableism and general human performance enhancement; on February 28, 2012 at 12:59 am

Redesigning People: How Medtech Could Expand Beyond the Injured – David Ewing Duncan – Health – The Atlantic.

 

Eye, arm, & leg prostheses, cyborgs, eyeborgs, Deus Ex, and ableism « FrogHeart

In Ableism, Ableism and design, Ableism and general human performance enhancement; on November 6, 2011 at 10:23 pm

Eye, arm, & leg prostheses, cyborgs, eyeborgs, Deus Ex, and ableism « FrogHeart.

Futurisms: “Fixed” — A New Documentary on Disability and Transhumanism

In Ableism, Ableism and general human performance enhancement; on October 25, 2011 at 3:26 am

Futurisms: “Fixed” — A New Documentary on Disability and Transhumanism.

here a you tube on enhancement with me.

In Ableism and general human performance enhancement; on June 8, 2010 at 3:02 pm

This is a movie trailer. Once I know more on the movie I will post it here.

Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games podcast

In Ableism and general human performance enhancement;, Ableism Sports on January 19, 2010 at 3:24 am

The Talks
As Canada prepares to host the world’s best, Vancouver 2010, The Globe and Mail, and the University of British Columbia in collaboration with universities across Canada, are partnering on a unique project inviting the public to flex their intellect via podcasts by some of the country’s best minds on topics related to the 2010 Winter Games.

My podcast is live

Gregor Wolbring

Who will be the future Olympic and Paralympic athlete? The impact of advances in science and technology and bodily assistive devices on Sport.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/intellectual-muscle/the-talks/article1312702/

The transcript of the podcast is situated here

http://www.bioethicsanddisability.org/vancouverpodcast.html

Human enhancement Study

In Ableism and general human performance enhancement; on July 11, 2009 at 2:38 pm

just out
Human Enhancement Study for Directorate General for internal policies, Policy Dept. A: Economic and Scientific Policy Science and Technology Options Assessments

AUTHORS
Mr Christopher COENEN (ITAS)
Ms Mirjam SCHUIJFF (Rathenau Institute)
Ms Martijntje SMITS (Rathenau Institute)
Mr Pim KLAASSEN (University of Amsterdam)
Mr Leonhard HENNEN (ITAS)
Mr Michael RADER (ITAS)
Mr Gregor WOLBRING (University of Calgary)

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/stoa/publications/studies/stoa2007-13_en.pdf

A lot of Enhancement

In Ableism, Ableism and design, Ableism and general human performance enhancement; on May 24, 2009 at 5:18 am

Two recent issues of Journal of Evolution and Technology (JET)
link here
Becoming More Than Human: Technology and the Post-Human Condition Special Issue (Volume 19 Issue 1)

Intro: Sky Marsen “Introduction”

1-2: Cory Doctorow: “Leaving Behind More Than a Knucklebone”

3-7: Patrick D. Hopkins: “A Moral Vision for Transhumanism”

8-16: William Sims Bainbridge: “Cognitive Expansion Technologies”

17-27: Samuel H. Kenyon: “Would You Still Love Me If I Was A Robot?”

28-34: Riccardo Campa: “Pure Science and the Posthuman Future”

35-41: Gregory E. Jordan: “The Invention of Man: A Response to C. S. Lewis’ The Abolition of Man”

42-50: Joseph Jackson: “The Amorality of Preference: A Response to the Enemies of Enhancement”

51-61: PJ Manney: “Empathy in the Time of Technology: How Storytelling is the Key to Empathy”

62-66: George Dvorsky: “Better Living through Transhumanism”

67-72: Nick Bostrom: “Letter from Utopia”
Human Enhancement Technologies and Human Rights (HETHR) Special Issue (Volume 18 Issue 1)

i-vi: James Hughes: “Introduction”

THE ETHICS OF ENHANCEMENT

1-9: Patrick Hopkins: “Is Enhancement Worthy of Being a Right?”

10-26: Fritz Allhoff: “Germ Line Genetic-Enhancement and Rawlsian Primary Goods”:

27-34: Martin Gunderson: “Enhancing Human Rights: How the Use of Human Rights Treaties to Prohibit Genetic Engineering Weakens Human Rights”

35-41: Patrick Lin and Fritz Allhoff: “Against Unrestricted Human Enhancement”

42-49: Fred Gifford: “Ethical Issues in Enhancement Research”

50-55: Aubrey de Grey: “Our Right to Life”

DEMOCRACY, DIVERSITY AND ENHANCEMENT

56-69: Gregory Fowler and Kirk Allison: “Technology and Citizenry: A Model for Public Consultation in Science Policy Formation”

70-78: Laura Colleton: “The Elusive Line Between Enhancement and Therapy and Its Effects on Health Care in the U.S.”

79-85: Anita Silvers: “The right not to be normal as the essence of freedom”

86-93: Martin Gunderson: “Genetic Engineering and the Consent of Future Persons”

COGNITIVE ENHANCEMENT

94-107: Martine Rothblatt: “Are We Transbemans Yet?”

108-115: Mark Walker: “Cognitive Enhancement and the Identity Objection”

116-123: Eva Caldera: “Cognitive Enhancement and Theories of Justice: Contemplating the Malleability of Nature and Self”

124-128: Dawn Jakubowski: “Cognitive Enhancement and Liberatory Possibilities of Antidepressant Therapy”

129-142: George Dvorsky: “All Together Now: Considerations for biologically uplifting non-human animals”

Bionic Contact Lens

In Ableism and general human performance enhancement;, Ableism Ethics and Governance and Design, Ableism Ethics and Governance and Science and Technology governance, Body, Enhancement on May 2, 2009 at 3:14 pm

he University of Washington’s Parviz Research Group is actively developing a contact lens containing embedded circuitry to enhance vision. The technologies developed could be the building blocks of future products such as lenses that allow zoom capability, advanced video devices for use with cell phones, or even image enhancement overlays such the heat-maps shown in Predator…..

article here

Make me a superhero: The pleasures and pitfalls of body enhancement

In Ableism and general human performance enhancement;, Ableism Ethics and Governance and Science and Technology governance on May 2, 2009 at 3:10 pm

Andy Miah in the Guardian, UK
article here

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