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    Guest Editorial: How Moral is Moral Enhancement?
    with Vojin Rakić
    Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 24 (1): 3-6. 2015.
    Moral bioenhancement is a topic that will only increase in controversy as neuroscience advances.
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    Transhumanism is a modern expression of ancient and transcultural aspirations to radically transform human existence, socially and bodily. Before the Enlightenment these aspirations were only expressed in religious millennialism, magical medicine, and spiritual practices. The Enlightenment channeled these desires into projects to use science and technology to improve health, longevity, and human abilities, and to use reason to revolutionize society. Since the Enlightenment, techno‐utopian moveme…Read more
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    Are Technological Unemployment and a Basoc Income Guarantee Inevitable or Desirable?
    Journal of Evolution and Technology 24 (1): 1-4. 2014.
    Robotics and artificial intelligence are beginning to fundamentally change the relative profitability and productivity of investments in capital versus human labor; creating technological unemployment at all levels of the workforce; from the North to the developing world. As robotics and expert systems become cheaper and more capable the percentage of the population that can find employment will also fall; stressing economies already trying to curtail "entitlements" and adopt austerity. Two addi…Read more
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    Robotics and artificial intelligence are beginning to fundamentally change the relative profitability and productivity of investments in capital versus human labor; creating technological unemployment at all levels of the workforce; from the North to the developing world. As robotics and expert systems become cheaper and more capable the percentage of the population that can find employment will also fall; stressing economies already trying to curtail "entitlements" and adopt austerity. Two addi…Read more
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    A Defense of Limited Regulation of Human Genetic Therapies
    Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 28 (1): 112-120. 2019.
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    Buddhism and Our Posthuman Future
    Sophia 58 (4): 653-662. 2019.
    New human enhancement technologies will radically challenge traditional religious understandings of the human project. But among the world’s faiths, Buddhists will have some distinct advantages adapting to and contributing to thinking about, a posthuman future. Buddhism and human enhancement have some affinities and some useful complementarities. In the Abrahamic faiths, humanity is divinely created with static capacities, while in traditional Buddhism, human beings routinely evolve into gods an…Read more
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    Surviving the Machine Age (edited book)
    with Kevin Lagrandeur
    Palgrave-MacMillan. 2017.