Ethical issues of biotechnological human design

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Intensive development of biotechnology problematize the boundaries between the phenomenon of technological artifacts and natural objects. Intensive development of biotechnology problematize the boundaries between the phenomenon of technological artifacts and natural objects. Dramatically increasing opportunities of artificial intervention in human biology (development of reproductive technologies, biotechnology manipulation at the cellular level, organ and tissue transplantation, neuro-and psycho), accompanied by a radical transformation of human nature, caused a heated debate on the humanitarian risks of biotechnology. In this regard, especially important to study the ethical issues of biotechnology to improve the design and the nature of man.

O V Popova

Institute of Philosophy Russian Academy of Sciences

Email: info@iph.ras.ru
Sector of humanitarian expertise and bioethics

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